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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Modulation of VEGF receptors to prevent limbal stem cell transplant rejection
Principal Investigator:

Jin-Hong Chang

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $264,320
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Modulation of VEGF receptors to prevent Limbal Stem Cell Transplant rejection Abstract: The ranking of ocular trauma as the fourth most common injury among combat personnel indicates the vital importance of evaluating and promoting ocular health among veterans. Corneal neovascularization, or the growth of new blood vessels (angiogenesis) and new lymphatic vessels (lymphangiogenesis) in the cornea, often results from infection or severe corneal injury caused by explosion pressure, penetration by...

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