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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: B Lymphocytes in Autoimmune Disease
Principal Investigator:

Peggy Kendall

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Rheumatoid arthritis results from a complex cascade of events that breaks immune tolerance and culminates in the destruction of synovial tissue. B lymphocytes (B cells) play a critical role n disease development, producing the autoantibodies that trigger this disease. B cell contributions to arthritis depend upon multiple factors, beginning with loss of B cell tolerance to self-antigen, which occurs at immature stages of B cell development in the bone...

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