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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003222-01A2
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):
$682,791
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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