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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Raghu Vemuganti

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $72,495
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Dr. Vemuganti’s current research is to find therapies for preventing secondary brain damage and to promote neurological recovery following either traumatic brain injury (TBI) or ischemic stroke. TBI and stroke are leading causes of disability in service personnel and Veterans and they suffer the effects of these for decades after the initial events. Oxidative stress and endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress that starts within hours and continues for days promotes neuronal death that lead to long-ter...

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