Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Hormonal Intervention Protects Axon-myelin to Promote Functional Recovery in SCI|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Estrogen (E2) treatment is known to be neuroprotectant in spinal cord injury (SCI). This hormone is highly pleiotropic and has been shown to decrease apoptosis, modulate calcium signaling, regulate growth factor expression, act as an anti-inflammatory, and can drive angiogenesis. These beneficial effects were found at the low dose of 10μg/kg E2 (multiple i.v. injections; previous grant), which helped in obtaining IND approval for taking this into a small clinical safety trial. However, the dose...
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