Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Sirtuins in Lung Aging and Fibrosis|
Victor J Thannickal
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant) Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease of aging. IPF carries a high morbidity and mortality, with a median survival rate of less than three years. The incidence and prevalence of IPF increase drastically with age; however, despite this strong association, cellular/molecular mechanisms that account for the aging predilection to fibrotic disease have not been elucidated. Recent studies from our laboratory have identified a reactive oxygen...
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