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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Non-Invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation in Veterans with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI)
Principal Investigator:

James D. Bremner

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2020 - October 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,605
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) is an important concern of the Veterans Administration that affects many veterans who served in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq and is frequently associated with Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When these conditions occur together they are associated with considerable morbidity, increased healthcare costs and loss of economic productivity. Current treatments for mTBI and PTSD have limitations, and in many veterans these become lifelong disorders. Electrica...

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