Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of Microglial Hur in promoting neuroinflammation and ALS disease progression|
Peter H. King
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a degenerative disease of motor neurons that leads to progressive weakness and death. There is no effective treatment, leaving the patient (and family) burdened with an overwhelming emotional, physical and monetary fallout as the disease progresses. The physician can provide some symptomatic relief, but there is a deep sense of frustration in not being able to treat the disease, underscoring a strong need to identify new treatments. Veterans of foreign wars...
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