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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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

Adviye Ergul

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 10
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $204,067
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke is the number one cause of disability in the US. This is a result of physical impairments as well as increased risk of dementia after stroke. High blood pressure is the top risk factor for stroke followed by diabetes. High blood pressure, diabetes and stroke are highly prevalent in our Veterans. Hypertension is the most common vascular risk factor among Veterans with stroke. Moreover, among Veterans, hypertension is the most common chronic condition, affecting more than 37% of the Veteran...

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