Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The Role of Interleukin-17 Cytokines in GWVI Patients with IBS|
Joseph M Reynolds
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2018 -
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Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses (GWVI), a term encompassing an array of chronic and unexplained disease symptoms, is characterized by higher rates of gastrointestinal disorders in Veterans that served in the Gulf War compared to their non-deployed counterparts. Our previous work and work by others have identified a protective role for IL-17 and IL-17C in the intestinal epithelium with likely roles in protecting the barrier and halting the development of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The loss of I...
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