Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Identifying novel proteins in injured nerves that promote functional regeneration|
Wendy M. Campana
||San Diego, CA
|Congressional District Code:
|| November 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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It is increasingly apparent that Schwann cells (SCs) in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) function as a unit with neurons to regulate sensory function. When the PNS is injured, SCs become activated for repair. This involves dramatic SC phenotypic transformation. If this process is abnormal or inhibited, peripheral nerve in- jury may result in chronic debilitating pain, a problem observed in the general population, including numerous Veterans. Treatment options for chronic neuropathic pain are...
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