Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanism of Vascular Impairment in Neurocognitive Disorders|
Avtar K. Singh
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Vascular cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) is the most common etiology of dementia in the elderly including veterans. Since proportion of the elderly population is progressively increasing, VCID has become a significant problem for elderly citizens, especially veterans. Therefore, the study of this disease is relevant to veterans’ health and thus the mission of the Veterans Administration. VCID involves multiple risk factors, such as hypertension, cardiac disease, obesity, and type 2 diab...
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