Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Heart Function Decline and Aging|
||San Diego, CA
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Heart failure (HF) is a significant health problem in the elderly population, including in Veterans. The basis for the diminished function of the old heart (OH, 19-22 month) and increased propensity to develop HF is only incompletely explored and poorly treated. Preliminary results show that in OH cardiac function is diminished, cardiac myocytes (CM) contract poorly, and decreased Mitochondrial (Mito) respiratory function occurs. Our preliminary results also show novel findings that in CM from O...
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