Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Adipose stem cells niche in obesity|
Niketa A. Patel
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Obesity continues to escalate as a significant public health problem and as the leading preventable cause of death. One third of adult population in US is obese (CDC's BRFSS, 2015). Alarmingly, 78% of the veteran population is obese, a notably higher percent compared to general population. With over 9.2 million beneficiaries, the cost of obesity and its related diseases exceeds $1.7 billion annually for the VA (18). With this significant rising epidemic, obesity has become one of the major healt...
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