Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| KCNQ Channels in Airway Smooth Muscle Physiology and Disease|
Kenneth L Byron
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by reversible airway obstruction and hyper- responsiveness of the airways to bronchoconstrictor stimuli. Veterans represent a large cohort of asthma sufferers, many of whom do not achieve relief of symptoms with available therapies. Reversible airway obstruction in asthma results primarily from hypercontraction of airway smooth muscle cells (ASMCs) in the bronchioles of the lung. The mechanisms...
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