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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001329-01
Title: Post exertion malaise in Gulf War Illness: Brain autonomic and behavioral interactions
Principal Investigator:

Dane B. Cook

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $761,510
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$6,907,971
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The overall goal of this research is to determine the mechanisms of symptom maintenance and exacerbation in Gulf War Veterans (GVs) suffering with Gulf War Illness (GWI). To date, the pathophysiology of GWI is poorly understood, and there are currently no confirmed efficacious treatments for these Veterans. Research involving GVs and civilians with similar chronic multi-symptom illnesses (CMI) such as chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia show that multiple physiological systems are dysfunct...



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