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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Functional Immunoimaging in the GI Tract
Principal Investigator:

Jonathan Skupsky

Location: Long Beach, CA
Congressional District Code: 47
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $348,191
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


There are limited effective treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases in the GI tract like Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The treatments that are available can have toxic side-effects and part of the barrier to developing better alternatives is that mucosal immunity remains incompletely understood. During disease, there is a breakdown in the body's natural tolerance mechanisms and that allows inflammation to progress unopposed. There is a growing body of evidence that supports a role for...

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