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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Karen A. Hasty

Location: Memphis, TN
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $175,004
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Arthritis is the nation's leading cause of disability. Patients with a previous joint injury are at risk for early development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) even with reconstructive surgery. PTOA is seen in younger patients than age-related osteoarthritis and it has a higher incidence in populations that have high physical occupational demands (i.e., military personnel). Currently, PTOA treatment is primarily for pain until joints fail and joint replacement surgery, an expensive treatm...

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