Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2BX004338-01
Title: The role of mitochondrial dysfunction in ARDS after AKI
Principal Investigator:

Mark Hepokoski

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $317,030
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,596,238
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Acute kidney injury (AKI) occurs in 30% of critically ill veterans, and the 6-year mortality rate is greater than 50%1,22. Interestingly, the leading causes of death in AKI are non-renal complications, and respiratory failure is the most serious non-renal complication of AKI with a worse prognosis than all other remote organ failures4. It is now recognized that there are mechanisms of respiratory failure in AKI beyond volume overload, such as the development of the acute respiratory distress syn...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.