Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Innate Pattern Recognition Receptor and Acetaminophen-induced Liver Injury|
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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Hepatotoxicity induced by acetaminophen (APAP) has become the leading cause of acute liver failure among the general and the VA populations. The APAP overdose or abuse causing severe liver injury remains a great threat to veterans. Currently, the standard of care implemented uses high doses of the L-cysteine precursor N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) making it the only treatment option for patients that suffer from APAP-induced liver injury (AILI). Unfortunately, the therapeutic window of NAC administrati...
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