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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Interleukin-33 as an immune therapy for stroke
Principal Investigator:

Xiaoming Hu

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $201,440
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke is one of the major medical concerns for United States military veterans. The classically neurocentric view of the brain in stroke research may have hindered the development of effective therapies. White matter (WM) injury, characterized by loss of myelin and myelin-producing oligodendrocytes (OLs), is a major cause of functional disability after stroke but has not been widely appreciated until recently. Strategies that are able to alleviate both gray matter and WM pathophysiology are nee...

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