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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Brain Targets for Alcohol Craving in Veterans with mTBI.
Principal Investigator:

Amy Herrold

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: May 2014 - October 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the signature injury of the current military conflicts: Operation IraqiFreedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND). In Veterans of theseconflicts, mTBI commonly co-occurs with mental health disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder(PTSD). Hazardous alcohol use or probable alcohol use disorder (AUD) is also extremely prevalent inVeterans. The presence of an AUD has further negative impact on rehabilitation effectiveness fo...

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