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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6BX003783-01
Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Alexander Robling

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$556,097
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Osteoporosis (porous bone disease) is a disease of the skeleton that can have debilitating effects on many US veterans. An estimated 44 million Americans, or 55 percent of the people 50 years of age and older, are currently at risk for osteoporotic fracture. Improved treatment options for the disease require a greater under- standing of the cellular events and signaling pathways that control bone metabolism. My research program capitalizes on human diseases that result in very high bone mass. Th...



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