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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanism of Vascular Impairment in Neurocognitive Disorders
Principal Investigator:

Avtar K. Singh

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $117,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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