Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Skeletal complications to a TREM2 variant associated with Alzheimer's Disease|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
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SUMMARY Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a growing health concern and is the most common type of dementia worldwide. Veterans who have been prisoners of war have a 50% greater risk to develop dementia later in life, a percentage that becomes even higher in veterans who develop posttraumatic stress disorder. Evidence indicates that mental illness and neurological and nervous system disorders can increase the risk of developing osteoporosis leading to high prevalence of bone fractures. Fractures, in pa...
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