Glial mechanisms of ethanol-induced damage: plasticity and pathology
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Biomedical Laboratory R&D
January 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alcohol abuse by current military personnel and Veterans is a significant health concern. Enlisted personnel returning from deployment are often young enough that brain maturation and refinement processes are still ongoing. Given the escalation of drinking and stress-related risk factors in this population, it is crucial to understand how alcohol affects the brain during this tme period and later on in life. To investigate the neurobiological proc...