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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Contribution of Phosphate to Inflammatory Bone Loss
Principal Investigator:

George R Beck

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $275,424
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: Objectives: Chronic inflammation leads to numerous long-term health consequences including bone decay which often leads to fracture. Fractures have serious health consequences including lengthy rehabilitation and the most serious, hip fractures, may cause prolonged or permanent disability and almost always require hospitalization and major surgery. A recent retrospective, secondary analysis of National Veterans Health Administration Medicare beneficiaries concluded tha...

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