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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Revealing Susceptibility Factors for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Principal Investigator:

Almira I. Vazdarjanova

Location: Augusta, GA
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $244,608
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Experiencing an emotionally traumatic event, even without physical injury, results in developing a debilitating condition, termed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in an estimated 20-30% of people, including the over 2 million US military personnel deployed in guerilla-type warfare (Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom) which is characterized with high level of unpredictable and recurring exposure to traumatic events. Thus, it is not surprising that PTSD inflicts rising costs to the...

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