Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Vascular Endothelial Function: A Potential Therapeutic Target in Alzheimer's Disease|
Russell S. Richardson
||Salt Lake City, UT
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|| September 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The medical, social, and economic burdens that Alzheimer's disease (AD) and the prodromal stage of this pathology, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), place on Veterans has stimulated efforts to identify therapeutic targets to modify their progression. Recent evidence suggests that, in addition to vascular abnormalities in AD, a deficiency in endothelium-derived nitric oxide (NO) may contribute to the production and accumulation of AD- related neurotoxins such as amyloid beta (Aβ). As challenges, w...
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