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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: New strategies to restore ACE2 compensatory activity in neurogenic hypertension
Principal Investigator:

Eric Lazartigues

Location: New Orleans, LA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $224,007
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


With prevalence higher than 33% in United States, hypertension is a major risk factor contributing to cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and global mortality, hence remaining an increasingly important medical and public health issue. According to the Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Office of Research & Development, CVD, including hypertension, are the number-one killer in the USA, the leading cause of hospitalization in the VA health care system and a major cause of disability. Recent studies have documented...

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