Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Immune-mediated pathways in pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm|
||St Louis, MO
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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