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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Osteoarthritis and Knee Joint Pain
Principal Investigator:

Hee-Jong Sampen

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $361,960
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT: Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred as arthritis, causing painful joints, is among the most common chronic conditions among veterans. Indeed, the condition is much worse among veterans than non-veterans; one of every four veterans lives with a serious arthritic condition and individuals over age 40 are twice as likely to develop arthritis after returning to civilian life. Osteoarthritic symptom, pain, is the key reason to seek medical assistance, yet there is no effective way to rel...

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