Exploring polygenic risk as a means for personalizing TBI rehabilitation
Seth G Disner
Congressional District Code:
April 2019 -
FY 2021 Funding Amount:
Total Award Amount (all years):
View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER Go To NIH RePORTER Excerpt:
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a signature disorder of recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, with over 300,000 service members receiving a first-time mTBI diagnosis since 2000. Though the majority of mTBI cases do see a return to normal functioning, a so-called “miserable minority” experience persistent symptoms of post-concussive syndrome (PCS) that can result in prolonged impairment. For these individuals, rehabilitative interventions are frequently ineffective. Identifying biologic...