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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003913-01A1
Title: The Role of Deoxysphingolipids in Peripheral Neuropathy
Principal Investigator:

Yan Huang

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $298,477
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,404,454
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

There are an estimated 20 million people in the United States who have some form of peripheral neuropathy. Peripheral neuropathy also is the most prevalent complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and affects approximately 60 to 70 percent of patients with diabetes. Clinically, diabetic neuropathy exhibits a pronounced similarity to the neuropathy of patients with hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1 (HSAN1). HSAN1 patients exhibit elevated plasma levels of a newly identifie...



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