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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Xanthine oxidoreductase in impaired diabetic wound healing.
Principal Investigator:

Edith Tzeng

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Diabetes and its complications are a significant burden on the healthcare system in the United States with nearly $250 billion spent on the care of these patients in 2012. This is even more significant in the VA Healthcare System where the incidence of diabetes is three times as high. Diabetic patients are prone to develop foot and leg ulcers resulting from neuropathy, susceptibility to infection, and microvascular disease. Unfortunately, diabetics h...

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