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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Long Term efficacy of rTMS in Managing MTBI-related Headache
Principal Investigator:

Albert Leung

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $131,388
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract Persistent headache is one of the most common debilitating symptoms in military personnel suffering from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI). Along with headaches, these patients also suffer from associated mood and attentional deficit. Conventional analgesics have not been shown to be effective in managing these debilitating symptoms and consist of untoward side effects and abusive complication. Our preliminary study indicates a week long course of non-invasive central neuromodulation...

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