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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001491-01A2
Title: IDENTIFYING KEY PROTEINS IN CALCIUM OXALATE KIDNEY STONE FORMATION USING STONE MATRIX PROTEOMICS
Principal Investigator:

Jeffrey A. Wesson

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$695,750
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Kidney stones are a common and recurrent disease affecting more than 10% of Americans in their lifetime, but the underlying pathophysiology remains incompletely understood. Since kidney stones occur predominantly during middle age and affect more men than women, US veterans are a high risk group for this disease. Current therapies have limited effectiveness, with only a modest reduction in stone recurrence rates, and there has been no real advancement in preventive therapy for many years. A brea...



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