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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Posttranscriptional Control of Gut Mucosal Defense and Homeostasis
Principal Investigator:

Jian-Ying Wang

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Disrupted integrity of the intestinal epithelium occurs commonly in various pathologies such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and in surgical intensive care patients supported with total parenteral nutrition (TPN), predisposing the mucosa to destructive inflammation and leading to bacterial translocation to the bloodstream. Since the exact mechanism that governs intestinal epithelium homeostasis remains obscure, effective therapies to preserve mucosal epithelial integrity in patients with chr...

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