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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Pathogenesis and drug discovery for tauopathy
Principal Investigator:

Edward A Burton

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $60,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Tauopathies are a group of neurodegenerative diseases that are characterized pathologically by neuronal loss and the accumulation of aggregates of the microtubule-associated protein Tau in surviving CNS neurons. Collectively, these disease, which include progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), frontotemporal dementia (FTD), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and Alzheimer's disease (AD), are a common and important cause of progressive neurologic...

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