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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of NaCl Absorption in the Mammalian Colon
Principal Investigator:

Pradeep K. Dudeja

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $41,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diarrhea associated with inflammation or pathogen infection remains a major health problem in our veteran patient population with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) leading to frequent hospitalizations and increased healthcare costs. Therefore, a better understanding of the molecular pathophysiology of diarrhea is critically needed to develop effective and targeted therapeutic modalities. Diarrhea results from decreased intestinal absorption and/or increased secretion of fluid and electrolytes. A...

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