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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CSRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Dane B. Cook

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $59,235
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic multi-symptom illnesses (CMI) are complex and poorly understood diseases principally characterized by fatigue, pain, and problems with cognitive function. For Veterans, these diseases are collectively referred to as Gulf War Illnesses (GWI) and affect ~250,000 Gulf War Veterans (GVs) (25-35% of the 1991 GV population). Nearly 50% of GVs seek VA clinical care, and nearly 40% receive disability compensation. To date, the causes of these symptoms are not known, and as a result, no efficacio...

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