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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Malondialdehyde-acetaldehyde adducts and lung injury
Principal Investigator:

Todd A. Wyatt

Location: Omaha, NE
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,500
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Objective & Clinical Relationship: Our long-term goal is to identify the alcohol-mediated tissue injury mechanisms observed in individuals with alcohol-use disorders (AUDs) so that better early biomarkers of injury can be developed leading to enhanced approaches to minimize pathogen susceptibility and prevent the high costs of pneumonia. Research Design & Methodology: Alcohol abuse causing increased susceptibility to pneumonia has been known for over 200 years. NIAAA publications state that hosp...

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