Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of Thyroid Hormone Signaling in Sarcopenia|
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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