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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX001500-01A2
Title: Regulatory Mechanisms in Load-Induced Bone Formation
Principal Investigator:

Alesha B. Castillo

Location: New York, NY
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: December 2015 - November 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,085,331
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): There is an urgent need to develop novel approaches to accelerate osteogenesis for the treatment of skeletal injury and disease. Combat troops and aging Veterans alike suffer from devastating orthopaedic injuries. While the young soldier suffering from a blast injury requires difficult limb reconstruction due to massive bone and soft tissue loss, the senior Veteran suffering from age-related bone loss is incapacitated by osteoporotic fractures, which...



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