Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Dietary fat effect on brain immune response and inflammation|
Tammy A Butterick
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Veterans exhibit higher incidence of obesity than does the general US population. Dietary fats influence risk of developing peripheral metabolic diseases and cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Inflammation of the brain (neuroinflammation), a state associated with progressive neuronal loss, is known to be heightened in cognitive decline and obesity. While neuroinflammation normally increases with age, risk is greatly exacerbated by chronic consumption of diets high in saturated...
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