Traumatic Stress After Pediatric Injury: Neurobiological Influences

Principal Investigator:

Linda Ewing-Cobbs, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Co-Investigators:

Jenifer Juranek, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Mary R. Prasad, Ph.D., University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Funding Agency:

National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke/National Institutes of Health   

Description of Project:

This project will examine the impact of traumatic injury on the biomarkers of three stress-responsive neurobiological systems and their relation to cognitive and psychological health outcomes during the first year after traumatic brain injury or extracranial injury. 

Timeline:

2012 - 2016