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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effect of Type II Diabetes on Bladder Function
Principal Investigator:

Maryrose Sullivan

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $331,124
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Bladder dysfunction is one of the most common complications of diabetes with significant negative consequences on quality of life and healthcare costs, as well as social and mental well-being. Untreated or undetected bladder dysfunction can result in diabetic cystopathy, leading to chronic urinary tract infections, nephrolithiasis, pyelonephritis and vesicoureteric reflux. Given the escalating diabetes epidemic, prevention of this deleterious end-stage condition becomes imperative, requiring a b...

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