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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Mutations in Osteoprotegerin Cause Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
Principal Investigator:

Ann K. Rosenthal

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPDD) is a common type of arthritis defined by the presence of calcium pyrophosphate (CPP) crystals in articular cartilage. It is particularly common in the US Veteran population as risk factors for CPDD including advanced age and prior joint trauma are highly prevalent in American Veterans. We recently published a study of US veterans using ICD-9 codes to identify 29,000 American Veterans with the disease in a single 5-year period. While CPDD affects el...

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