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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of NAD Metabolism and Chronic Inflammation in HIV-1 Transgenic Rat Models
Principal Investigator:

Walter Royal

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $15,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The Veterans Healthcare Administration (VHA) treats more than 26,000 individuals with HIV infection, making it the largest provider of care to HIV-infected individuals in the U.S. Neurological complications occur commonly in HIV infection, with over 40% of individuals being at risk for developing HIV-related neurocognitive impairment (NCI). Therefore, it is likely that a large number of Veterans experience symptoms related to NCI, which overall responds poorly to treatment with antiretroviral dr...

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