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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Epidermal Aquaporin-3 in Psoriasis
Principal Investigator:

Wendy B. Bollag

Location: Augusta, GA
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $77,838
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Psoriasis is a common human skin disease that affects approximately 2% of the population including an estimated 400,000 veterans. In addition to activation of the immune system and inflammation, psoriasis is characterized by hyperproliferation and abnormal differentiation of epidermal keratinocytes of the skin. Previous data from our laboratory indicate that in epidermal keratinocytes the lipid-metabolizing enzyme phospholipase D2 (PLD2) and the glyce...

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