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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of IL-17 neutrophils and lymphocytes during diabetic retinopathy
Principal Investigator:

Patricia Taylor

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,923
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 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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