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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Human Bone Engineering and Resorption in a Novel Mineralized Collagen Scaffold
Principal Investigator:

Justine C. Lee

Location: Sepulveda, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2015 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Large defects of the craniofacial skeleton and extremities occur frequently in our Veterans and may result in functional deficits that require extensive reconstruction. Although autologous bone grafting is the current gold standard for reconstruction of skeletal defects, significant donor site morbidity including chronic pain, infection, repeated surgeries, and prolonged hospital stays may ensue thus creating a significant need for alternative methods of skeletal replacement. The success of tis...

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