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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6BX004210-01
Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Mack H Wu

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $112,177
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$539,375
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The overall objective of this application is to expand my current project towards a new phase to further investigate the molecular control of cell specific mechanisms that contribute to the diseases that are commonly in American Veterans. The future research focuses on the role of focal adhesion kinase (FAK) in the regulation of gut barrier injury during trauma. Additional efforts will be devoted in collaboration with VA surgeons to examining molecular mechanisms of endothelial barrier dysfuncti...



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