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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003025-01A2
Title: Treating bone deterioration associated with chronic kidney disease
Principal Investigator:

Matthew Allen

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $22,419
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,113,069
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Veterans develop chronic kidney disease (CKD) at a significantly higher rate than the general population. The metabolic derangements associated with CKD lead to dramatic bone loss and a significant increased risk of fracture. More devastating than simply having increased fractures is that the risk of mortality associated with skeletal fracture, this is significantly higher in patiets with CKD compared to other patients that fracture. Collectively, thi...



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