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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Genetics of Osteoarthritis and Joint Replacement Recovery: Key to Precision Rehabilitation
Principal Investigator:

Jasvinder Singh

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: August 2018 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $30,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The societal and patient-centered impacts of end-stage osteoarthritis (OA) among Veterans – including a significant proportion suffering from post-traumatic arthritis – are profound: (i) VA healthcare costs for treatment exceed $880 million annually; (ii) ~30% of Veterans in the VA healthcare system have OA, which is a significantly higher rate than the general population; (iii) each year, 10,000 Veterans with end-stage arthritis undergo total hip (n~3500) or knee (n~6500) arthroplasty (THA/TKA)...

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