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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Systems biology approach to the management of chronic kidney disease-mineral bone disorder
Principal Investigator:

Eleanor D. Lederer

Location: Dallas, TX
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $175,961
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans are at an increased risk of kidney disease compared to the non-Veteran US population. Cardiovascular and bone disease are two major causes of death in Veterans with end stage renal disease (ESRD) resulting from abnormal mineral metabolism. Specifically, Mineral and Bone Disorder (MBD) is a universal complication of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). The multifactorial nature of MBD in the Veteran ESRD population makes the effective management of this condit...

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