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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of keratinocyte-derived cytokines in epidermal injury and atopic dermatitis
Principal Investigator:

Matthew J Turner

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $57,446
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION: The primary goal of this research is to gain novel insights into how Interleukin (IL)-33 and the IL 33 receptor are involved in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis, an often-debilitating inflammatory disease of the skin that affects over ten million Americans, including Veterans. Cytokines are an important class of inflammatory proteins produced by many cell types including keratinocytes. Interleukin 33 is a cytokine produced by keratinocytes and other cell types and i...

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