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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX002741-01A2
Title: Role of FGF15 in liver regeneration
Principal Investigator:

Grace L Guo

Location: East Orange, NJ
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $92,767
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$940,848
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

PROJECT SUMMARY/ABSTRACT Management of liver failure after resection or drug injury and prevention and treatment of liver tumors is a major medical challenge to the VA population. Understanding mechanisms of liver regeneration will provide a profound strategy to meet this challenge. Liver regeneration is a well-orchestrated process. Portal circulation and gut-derived factors are critical to liver functions. However, the nature of the factor(s) present in portal blood to promote liver regeneratio...



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