Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Contributions of mild traumatic brain injury to neurodegeneration due to chronic traumatic encephalopathy and alzheimer's disease|
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2021 -
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|Total Award Amount
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Understanding the risks mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) poses for neurodegeneration is critically important for Veterans. Single and repetitive mTBI is common in Veterans, with as many as 17% reporting mTBI during deployment. TBI has been reported as one of the strongest environmental risk factors associated with late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD), and repetitive mTBI has been associated with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). However, there is ongoing debate as to whether mTBI outside...
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