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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hydroxychloroquine for the Management of CVD in CKD
Principal Investigator:

Ashutosh M Shukla

Location: Gainesville, FL
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the most prominent cause of morbidity and mortality among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and end stage kidney disease (ESKD). Unfortunately at the present time, we do not have an effective treatment to reduce the high CVD mortality in these populations. Accelerated atherosclerosis, inflammation, and vascular stiffness are prominent factors contributing to CVD in CKD. Interventions that can effectively counter these factors may provide significant bene...

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