Aging & Urethral Sphincter Dysfunction: Role of Wnt-B Catenin Signaling Pathways
San Diego, CA
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October 2015 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our proposal focuses on novel pharmacological interventional strategies to improve the quality of life in the aging Veteran population afflicted with urinary incontinence. As the population of elderly veterans grows rapidly, it is poised to become a significant health burden on the VA Healthcare System. Urinary incontinence (UI; involuntary leakage of urine) affects a large number of men & women (>15%) and the incidence increases with age. It is a ma...