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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Bysani Chandrasekar

Location: Columbia, MO
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $177,264
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Nearly 63 million people (20% of the US population) are eligible for VA benefits and services because they are veterans, family members or survivors of veterans. Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) contribute to significant morbidity and mortality of the military veterans and civilians (CDC/National Center for Health Statistics). I have been associated with VA and non-VA funded clinician-scientists and basic researchers for the past 20 years. I am also a VA funded investigator. The overall f...

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