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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Exploring polygenic risk as a means for personalizing TBI rehabilitation
Principal Investigator:

Seth G Disner

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $176,054
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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