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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A novel treatment for bone fracture repair
Principal Investigator:

Wenhan Chang

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
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


Bone fractures pose a significant problem for veterans who suffered from traumatic injury in the line of military duty or from prevalent osteoporotic diseases as a civilian. Intermittent (or daily) administration of parathyroid hormone (PTH) is the only FDA-approved pharmaceutics that produces osteoanabolism to treat osteoporosis. The osteoanabolic action of PTH is based on the ability of the hormone to alter systemic and local factors that promote osteoblast (OB) activity before its stimulation...

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