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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Purinergic signaling and arteriogenesis
Principal Investigator:

Ryan M McEnaney

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $370,062
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Arterial occlusive diseases remain responsible for the leading causes of death and disability in Western nations and have a particularly high prevalence among the Veteran population. Current therapy depends upon invasive revascularization with techniques ranging from endovascular angioplasty and stenting to open surgical vein bypass. Unfortunately, some patients are anatomically poor candidates for invasive revascularization. Arteriogenesis is the vital process of collateral artery formation, wh...

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