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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: GVHD quantitative assessment in skin of Veterans post-HCT
Principal Investigator:

Eric Tkaczyk

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $348,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) is the leading cause of nonrelapse mortality following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HCT). Once the diagnosis is made, a fundamental practice gap remains the determination of whether disease is stable or progressing. Clinical trials of promising new potential treatments are limited by the lack of reproducible and sensitive measures of cGVHD severity. Skin is central to cGVHD evaluation because it is the most commonly involved organ...

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