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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Therapeutic Targeting of PTPN13 in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Principal Investigator:

David Riches

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $144,163
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project summary Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fatal fibrotic lung disease that compromises gas exchange in the alveoli. The median survival following diagnosis is approximately 3 years and there are few effective therapies. Although the specific causes of IPF are unknown, inhalation of dust, cigarette smoke and toxic chemicals are known risk factors for developing the disease, which most commonly develops in males as they enter their 60...

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