Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Regulation of Matrix Metallopeptidase 9 by Apolipoprotein E|
||Bay Pines, FL
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative process characterized by the deposition of beta- amyloid proteins (Aβ) in the brain and cerebrovasculature. While AD has always been a concern for our aging Veterans, the propensity for head injuries sustained in combat has placed our Veterans at even greater risk for developing AD than the general population. Mounting evidence now suggests the excessive accumulation of Aβ in AD is the result of impa...
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