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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hepatic eNOS and Mitochondrial Function in NASH
Principal Investigator:

Randy S Rector

Location: Columbia, MO
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $175,336
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) comprises a spectrum of liver pathologies from simple steatosis to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH; hepatic inflammation and fibrosis) and cirrhosis. NAFLD affects greater than 30% of the general US adult population, and disturbingly, prevalence rates of NAFLD and NASH appear to be greater in the military and veteran population. NASH is directly linked to increased liver-related, cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality and also the need for live...

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