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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms for treating ischemic wounds with human adipocyte derived stem cell exosomes
Principal Investigator:

Denise R. Cooper

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $300,113
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


This research will develop an innovative therapy to promote tissue regeneration and reverse the consequences of recalcitrant wound healing. It is particularly relevant to our Veteran population that suffers the consequences of injury and aging. The $5 billion global market for “advanced wound care” is anticipated to triple in the next ten years. We have a rapidly growing cohort of older veterans with diabetes, a new cohort of wounded warriors with injuries that include non-healing ulcers from sp...

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