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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004836-01A2
Title: Traumatic Brain Injury and Vascular Disease
Principal Investigator:

Daniel T. Eitzman

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$710,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Objective: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality in the veteran population. In the United States, there are an estimated 5.3 million people living with a TBI-related disability. TBI commonly leads to neurocognitive deficits, however, other systemic effects have also been associated with TBI. Cardiovascular effects include stress-related cardiomyopathy, arrhythmias, ECG repolarization changes, and increased cardiac reactive oxygen species. These effects may be...



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