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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX002774-05A2
Title: Role of the basal forebrain in sleep loss induced attention impairments
Principal Investigator:

Robert E. Strecker

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $206,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$710,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Sleep loss and sleep disorders (e.g., sleep apnea) lead to excessive daytime sleepiness and impaired attention & cognition. The symptoms of sleep disturbance are now recognized as major contributors to accident rates and decreased workplace productivity. Attention, concentration, and cognitive problems are also a major feature of other disorders that are prevalent in US veterans – e.g., TBI, PTSD, Alzheimer's disease, depression, substance use disorder, and schizophrenia. Understanding the brain...



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