NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will award $2.3 million next year for a study that will use imaging, omics, cognitive, and behavioral analysis to understand how chronic traumatic encephalopathy evolves in individuals.

NINDS expects to provide the same amount of funding in following years for the longitudinal study, which will follow patients over three-to-five year periods, the institute said yesterday.

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