Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Cell Death and Autophagy in Chronic Pancreatitis|
Anna S. Gukovskaya
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a disease of the exocrine pancreas common among Veterans patient population, the pathogenesis of which remains obscure and for which there are no specific or effective treatments. The disease is burdened with poor quality of life of the patients and excess mortality, considerable health care costs, and is a major risk factor for the deadly pancreatic cancer. Among a few known genetic factors predisposing to pancreatitis are mutations in a protein called SPINK1, whic...
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