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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Imaging Synaptic Injury in TBI using SEQUIN
Principal Investigator:

Terrance T Kummer

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $216,209
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of death and disability in adults under the age of 45, affecting ∼20% of veterans from recent wars. Once thought to be a monophasic injury, TBI is now known to trigger an indolent neurodegenerative process that substantially increases the risk of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia for older veterans. All disability resulting from TBI stems from its disruption of functional neural networks. The mechanisms by which TBI interrupts these network...

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