Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Epithelial Beta-catenin Signaling Improves Chronic Renal Injury|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a growing public health problem that affects more than 10% of Veterans, increases morbidity and mortality, and imposes a huge economic burden. Persistent renal tubular injury is an important component of tubulointerstitial fibrosis (TIF), the common feature of progressive CKD of any etiology. Growth factors such as transforming growth factor- (TGF-) and Wnt/-catenin are important determinants of how tubular epithelia respond to injury. Various inhibitors of the...
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