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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Molecular mechanisms of Insulin resistance under chronic stress
Principal Investigator:

Yang K Xiang

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $53,316
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract Insulin resistance and the resultant glucose intolerance are central to the pathophysiology of acquired diabetes, common health issues among veterans. Insulin resistance is also a powerful independent risk factor and a common co-morbidity in cardiovascular diseases. The prevalence of insulin resistance in multiple tissues associated diabetes and other diseases suggest a potential common mechanism of impaired glucose transport. We believe...

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