Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The role of IL-17 neutrophils and lymphocytes during diabetic retinopathy|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2016 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Currently, 30 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes, with an additional 86 million being treated for pre-diabetes, and this epidemic continues to rise annually in the US. Beyond this, one in every four Veterans receiving care from the VA is being treated for diabetes and its many physical complications, with almost half suffering from diabetic retinopathy, which is the leading cause of blindness in the US. With such a significant impac...
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