Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Validation of Immune Dysfunction in Model of Social Stress: Implications for Major Depression Disorder in Veterans|
Giulio M. Pasinetti
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
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Project Summary/Abstract At least 30% of Afghanistan and Iraq veterans are affected by Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) and 20% are affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related mood disorders. Currently existing pharmacological treatments elicit temporary remission in <50% of patients; thus, there is an urgent need for novel therapeutic approaches to target MDD and psychological stress-related mood disorders. The prevalence of MDD is two- to threefold higher in patie...
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