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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of Inflammation and Fibrosis in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Principal Investigator:

Wade Bushman

Location: Madison, WI
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 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): Acute and chronic inflammation is a common finding in the adult prostate that has been implicated in the genesis of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in aging men. The strong association has generated considerable interest in prostate inflammation and its potential as a therapeutic target to prevent or treat LUTS. We and others have postulated that prostatic inflammation contributes to development of LUTS in two ways: (1) producing irritative voidin...

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