Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Treatment of the Chronic Blast-induced PTSD Phenotype with Capsaicin|
Miguel A. Gama Sosa
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|| December 2020 -
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Summary Blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) incurred in the war theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan is associated with the development of neuropsychiatric injuries (including post-traumatic stress disorder [PTSD] and major depression) among soldiers. Treatment for blast-related TBI is currently limited to counseling and palliative care. We have explored the effects of 74.5-kPa blast exposures that mimic mild TBI (mTBI) in a rat model. Blast- exposed rats exhibit a variety of PTSD-like behav...
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