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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK1RX003287-01A1
Title: Mechanisms of Impaired Speech Perception in Veterans with Non-Blast TBI
Principal Investigator:

Tess K Koerner

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $127,736
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$258,072
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Blast-exposure or non-blast-related traumatic brain injury (TBI), resulting from incidents such as falls, sports concussion, or motor vehicle accidents, are prevalent injuries sustained by Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans. Individuals with a history of these brain injuries often report substantial difficulties understanding speech in noise despite having normal peripheral hearing sensitivity. Research has shown that Veterans with a history of exposure to high-inten...



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