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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neuromuscular junction regeneration
Principal Investigator:

Lin Mei

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $258,667
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The long term goal of our study is to understand mechanisms underlying functional recovery from muscle and nerve injuries. In this proposal we will focus on regeneration of the neuromuscular junction (NMJ). The NMJ is a synapse that transmits signals from motor neurons to muscle fibers to control muscle contraction. Skeletal muscle and peripheral nerve injuries are common among soldiers in non-battle related activities such as exercise. Their incident rate increases significantly during war time...

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