Efficacy and safety of a new hexadentate iron chelator therapy for TBI-induced chronic disabilities in a rodent model
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October 2019 -
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) care and rehabilitation presents significant current and future challenges to the Veterans Health System (VHS). In addition to specific disabilities, there is a growing concern that TBI may significantly elevate risk factors for long-term chronic inflammation-induced progressive disease. Currently, effective therapies to address both of these issues are hampered by the lack of a sufficient neurobiological foundation to guide refinement of therapy for disability, and...