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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preoptic/Hypothalamic Mechanisms of Sleep-Wake Regulation
Principal Investigator:

Noor M. Alam

Location: Sepulveda, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $358,623
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Chronic sleep disturbance is a frequent and challenging problem of human aging. In the US an estimated 39.6 million people including 8.5 million Veterans are aged 65 or older and at risk of developing chronic sleep disturbance. Chronic insufficient or disrupted sleep is associated with multiple adverse health outcomes, including increased risk of fall, cognitive decline, anxiety, depressive disorders, and Alzheimer's disease. Also, elderly Veterans have a high prevalence of medical and...

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