Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Imaging Synaptic Injury in TBI using SEQUIN|
Terrance T Kummer
||St Louis, MO
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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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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