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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of Thyroid Hormone Signaling in Sarcopenia
Principal Investigator:

Anna Milanesi

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,750
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Sarcopenia is an age-related syndrome characterized by a decrease in muscle mass and associated with a loss of strength and power, diminished functional performance, and increased disability and mortality. It is associated with several pathological condition including chronic disease and myopathy. The prevalence of sarcopenia is approximately 25% of the U.S. population over 70 years of age, thus greatly increased government healthcare expenditures by an expanding elderly population. This could b...

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