Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| PLTP as a target for lowering VLDL production|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Summary Hypercholesterinemia-mediated cardiovascular diseases can be treated by statins. However, there are many instances of unresponsiveness and intolerance. Thus, there is urgent need for new approaches to lower plasma LDL, preferably that act synergistically with statins. Blocking liver VLDL, the precursor of LDL, secretion has long been recognized as an effective alternative to lower LDL in the circulation. However, this can have unwanted con...
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