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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004047-01
Title: Lymphangiogenesis in the pathogenesis of Acute Kidney Injury
Principal Investigator:

Anupam Agarwal

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$799,417
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and serious complication of medical and surgical diseases that has significant attributable morbidity and mortality in critically ill Veterans. Analysis of Veterans Health Administrative data reported that Veterans who develop AKI during a hospitalization are at substantial risk for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) within 1 year. Numerous therapeutic interventions have been evaluated in clinical trials to overcome this significant clinical cha...



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