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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX001694-01A2
Title: Aging & Urethral Sphincter Dysfunction: Role of Wnt-B Catenin Signaling Pathways
Principal Investigator:

Mahadevan Rajasekaran

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2015 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,097,666
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 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...



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