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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Phosphate Lowering to Treat Vascular Dysfunction in Chronic Kidney Disease
Principal Investigator:

Anna Jovanovich

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2014 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major health concern both in the general and Veteran populations. Indeed,the prevalence of CKD in a large Veteran population is 20%. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is significantlyincreased in CKD and is an important cause of morbidity and mortality. As much as 80% of all CVD isassociated with vascular dysfunction, particularly impaired endothelium-dependent dilation (EDD), measuredby brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMDBA), and stiffening of the large elas...

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