Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Mechanistic studies of disease progression in aortic aneurysms|
Mehran M. Sadeghi
||West Haven, CT
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), a prevalent disease amongst veterans, affects more than 1 in 9 smokers and is responsible for 10,000 documented deaths every year in the US. AAA treatment remains limited to surgical or endovascular repair for large aneurysms. This lack of an effective medical therapy reflects existing gaps in knowledge regarding the molecular mechanisms of AAA, and lack of reliable tools for evaluating vessel wall biology and monitoring therapeutic effectiveness in vivo. Several...
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