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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Potential Protective Mechanisms of Tissue Factor in Acute Lung Injury
Principal Investigator:

Julie A Bastarache

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) is a common cause of acute respiratory failure that carries a high mortality rate and has no beneficial targeted therapies. It is a pressing problem for Veterans and current estimates suggest that more Veterans will die from ARDS each year than will die from lung cancer. Despite this, there are no pharmacologic therapies for ARDS. New insights into the pathogenesis are needed to deepen our understanding of the underlying mechanisms that lead to ARDS as...

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