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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mitochondrial-Targeted Antioxidant-Encapsulating Nanoparticles as a Promising Therapeutic Strategy in Regulating Outflow Resistance
Principal Investigator:

Evan B. Stubbs

Location: Hines, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory 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


Neurodegenerative diseases, including glaucoma, substantially alter quality of life of the affected Veteran. Glaucoma remains a leading cause of irreversible blindness. Currently affecting over 60 million individuals, this insidious optic neuropathy is characterized by a gradual loss of RGC neurons and is projected to impact nearly 80 million people by the year 2020. The prevalence of primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), the most common form of glaucoma, is approximately 1.86%, or nearly 2 millio...

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