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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Metabolic Effects of Natriuretic Peptide Hormones
Principal Investigator:

Katherine Bachmann

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $346,103
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Obesity and obesity-related cardiovascular and metabolic (“cardiometabolic”) diseases, including diabetes, insulin resistance, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, are leading causes of morbidity and mortality in veterans. The fact that obesity and its complications persist as major public health problems despite current available therapies indicates that obesity is a multifactorial disease, and highlights the need for additional approaches to treat obesity and obesity-related illnesses. The cardiac...

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