An in Vivo Investigation of Brain Inflammation in Gulf War Illness with Integrated PET/MR Imaging
Technical Report,30 Sep 2014,29 Sep 2018
Massachusetts General Hospital Boston United States
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This project is aimed at evaluating the contribution of brain glia to the pathophysiology of Gulf War Illness, as well as fibromyalgia a functional pain disorder characterized by similar symptoms. At this point, we have closed the study to enrollment and are analyzing data. At the end of this study, 15 Fibromyalgia patients, 15 veterans with Gulf War, 8 patients who served in the Gulf War but did not have Gulf War Illness, and 23 healthy controls have completed all study procedures. We have published one paper with data that we have collected from this studyand have also presented this work at various meetings. A second paper is currently being prepared.
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