Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Advanced Prediction Models to Optimize Treatment and Access for Veterans with Hepatitis C|
Akbar K Waljee
||Ann Arbor, MI
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||Health Services R&D
|| April 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background Chronic hepatitis C (CHC) is a major public health problem that currently afflicts over 250,000 Veterans. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved several direct acting antiviral agents (DAAs) for the treatment of CHC. Unlike prior interferon-based treatment regimens for CHC, DAAs are highly effective, have a favorable safety profile, and are well tolerated, eliciting significant consumer demand. However, DAAs are also extremely costly, making it difficult for healthca...
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