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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identification of the neuroinflammatory signature for CTE using single nucleus RNA sequencing
Principal Investigator:

Jonathan D Cherry

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $212,914
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Candidate: The long-term career goal of Dr. Jonathan Cherry is to become an independent VA investigator and establish a research laboratory focused on head trauma and neurodegenerative diseases. Dr. Cherry is primarily interested in how repetitive head trauma received during military service or contact sports contributes toward the development and progression of the neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). During the proposed CDA2, Dr. Cherry will build off his graduate...

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