Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Impact of COPD on Lung-Resident MAIT Cell Frequency, Function and Recognition of Bacterial Infection|
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is now the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, and the only cause of death that is on the rise. Smoking is the most common risk factor for COPD, however there are other environmental triggers such as dust, smoke, sand, or aerosols. Nearly one in ten VA patients are diagnosed with COPD and the costs associated with these patients are ten times higher than for all other conditions. Despite the prev...
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