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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of neuronal dysfunction in mild traumatic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Laura M Dutca

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2016 - July 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $149,085
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The career development plan described in this application is an essential step in fulfilling the long-term goals of the applicant of developing novel therapeutics for Veterans suffering from traumatic brain injury (TBI)-mediated visual loss and cognitive dysfunctions and becoming an independent investigator in the VA system. The research objective of this proposal is to identify compounds that treat blast-induced central nervous system dysfunctions using a combination of molecular, electrophysio...

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