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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cerebral arteriole structure/function in diabetic ischemic brain injury
Principal Investigator:

Adviye Ergul

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Acute stroke is the leading cause of adult disability. Diabetes, which affects 30% of the 800,000 annual stroke victims, is a rapidly rising threat, increasing occurrence AND poor recovery of stroke. Recent evidence for neural repair and recovery after stroke strongly suggests that enhancement of brain's endogenous repair potential may improve recovery and reduce the burden of disability. However, most prior attempts focusing on solely neural mechanisms of recovery not only limited our understan...

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