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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Immune-mediated pathways in pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm
Principal Investigator:

Christine Pham

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2015 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long-term goal of this proposal is to elucidate the pathophysiological mechanisms underlying abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) formation and progression. AAA is a common and potentially fatal vascular condition affecting up to 9% of individiuals age 65 and older. AAA is a complex disease associated with male gender, hypertension, atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, and cigarette smoking. It is among the top twenty leading causes of death i...

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