Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| A Novel Mechanism for Sarcopenia in Chronic Kidney Disease|
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2019 -
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Sarcopenia (muscle wasting) is a crippling condition that affects 25% of the aging population and even a greater percentage of subjects with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and is disproportionately high among veterans. Now recognized as a disease entity with its own ICD-10 code, it is associated with increased mortality and carries an annual US cost estimated to be more than 11.8 billion dollars and yet there is very little known of its pathogenesis or treatment. Sarcopenia is common in the aging...
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