Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX005118-01A1
Title: Role of amygdala inhibitory circuit neuromodulation in stress disorders
Principal Investigator:

Jeffrey Tasker

Location: New Orleans, LA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $160,957
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,073,298
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Project Title: Role of amygdala inhibitory circuit neuromodulation in stress disorders Project Summary Traumatic stress exposure can lead to long-term stress disorders and represents a considerable risk factor for suicide. Stress disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and alcohol use disorder have significant links with suicidality and are characterized by plasticity of neural circuits and neurochemical signaling in the amygdala, particularly in the basolateral complex of the amy...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.