Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The role of Nampt in age-associated persistent lung fibrosis|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2017 -
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The pathophysiology of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rapidly progressive and deadly fibrotic lung disease remains poorly understood. Aging is a well-recognized risk factor for IPF, and IPF disproportionately affects the aging veteran population. Given this shift in demographic, it is critical to understand the contribution of aging to the cellular/molecular mechanism(s) leading to the pathogenesis of age-related diseases, such as IPF. In resolving fibrosis, lung myofibroblasts (the key...
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