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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Metabolic Regulation of Mucosal Inflammation
Principal Investigator:

Sean P. Colgan

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $286,804
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, remain among the most debilitating inflammatory disorders of the western world. It is estimated that more than 1.5 million Americans suffer with IBD, with incidence rates on the rise in many populations. A recent study of more than 100,000 military service members estimated the incidence of IBD to be 2-10 times greater than non-service members, with a striking relationship between IBD incidence and the numbe...

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