Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| T-cell regulation of cardiac remodeling|
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| June 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Veterans have 2-times higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease compared to non-veterans. For veterans who have a heart attacked (myocardial infarction; MI), 1 in 3 will not survive 1 year after the event compared to 1 in 10 in the general population. The goal of my project is to understand how the wound healing response after MI can promote the development of heart failure. My focus is the innate immune response, specifically the role of CD8+ T-cells. My central hypothesis is that CD8+ e...
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