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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003671-01A1
Title: Caveolin-mediated neuronal signaling in differentiated adult human neuronal stem cells and the aging brain
Principal Investigator:

Brian P. Head

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $198,799
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,527,088
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The population over 65 will increase to ~87 million by 2050. [Age alone is the greatest risk factor for developing Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other forms of neurodegeneration such as Parkinson's disease (PD), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or depression.] With no prevention or treatment, aged-related neurodegeneration could reach 11-16 million by 2050. In 2035, today's Veterans will be middle-aged, with health issues like those seen in aging Vietnam Veterans, complicated by comorbidities...



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