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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of Axin2+ stem cells in ulcer healing during colitis.
Principal Investigator:

Terrence Barrett

Location: Lexington, KY
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $60,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A major cause of colon removal surgery in veterans with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a failure of medically-induced mucosal healing. Mucosal healing is a reliable clinical marker of recovery after IBD therapy as it is associated with durable clinical remission. Despite the importance of mucosal repair, we continue to have a poor understanding of many of the cellular and molecular elements that mediate ulcer healing. The current proposal foc...

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