Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| The role of functional iron deficiency in systemic complications of CKD|
Monique E Cho
||Salt Lake City, UT
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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