Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of p73 in COPD Pathogenesis|
Bradley W Richmond
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2019 -
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PROJECT SUMMARY Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and has no cure. While the association between chronic tobacco smoke exposure and COPD has been known for decades, the reasons for ongoing lung damage in COPD after smoking cessation remain undefined. We and others have shown that epithelial remodeling with loss of multiciliated cells (MCCs) is widespread in the airways of COPD patients and abnormal epithelial differentiation in...
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