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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mechanistic-based biomarkers of abusive alcohol consumption
Principal Investigator:

Suthat Liangpunsakul

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science 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


Project Summary Excessive alcohol use (EAU) is becoming recognized as an emerging health-related problem especially among veterans returning from combats. There is a need for increased vigilance and action to identify and counsel these at-risk veterans. Unfortunately, we lack the reliable diagnostic tests to detect the dangerous levels of drinking. Such tests would be indispensable for screening and care for veterans with excessive alcohol use. We hypothesize that several novel serum and urine m...

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