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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Regulation of neuro-cardiovascular function during stress
Principal Investigator:

Noreen F. Rossi

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $41,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is higher among Veterans than the general population independent of factors such as chronic illnesses or socio-econamic status. Depression is now recognized as a non-traditional risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Nearly one-third of Veterans suffer from depression at some point, regardless of whether they have been deployed in combat. Activation of vasopressin (AVP) receptors within the central nervous system, specifically the paraventricular nucleus (...

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