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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of functional iron deficiency in systemic complications of CKD
Principal Investigator:

Monique E Cho

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans have disproportionately increased risks for cardiovascular (CV), diabetic, and chronic kidney diseases (CKD) compared to the general population. Abnormal iron homeostasis has recently been suggested to play a critical role in the pathogenesis of various metabolic and CV disorders. Iron metabolism disorder is highly prevalent in CKD, but its systemic extra-hematopoietic consequences, including diabetic, renal, and CV risks, have not been investigated. In CKD, induction of inflammatory si...

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