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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neural Mechanisms of Impulsivity and Attention Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Principal Investigator:

Abigail G Schindler

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $212,966
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Military occupational exposure to blast overpressure from improvised explosive devices can lead to mild traumatic brain injury (blast-TBI), resulting in debilitating persistent post-concussive symptoms (PPCS) and psychological dysfunction, but diagnoses and treatment options are limited. Common PPCS complaints of Veterans with blast histories include both cognitive difficulties and physiological symptoms. Likewise, common psychological dysfunctions include impulse control disorders, substance ab...

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