Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Investigating a Model for PM-Induced Exacerbation of Autoimmunity|
Joshua D Mezrich
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2019 -
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Epidemiologic studies strongly support that exposure to airborne pollution increases the incidence and severity autoimmunity, a diagnosis that encompasses more than 80 different disease processes and affects more than 20 million Americans. Patients typically suffer chronic symptoms that leave them ill for the rest of their lives. Surprisingly, despite the fact that inhaled particulate matter (PM) is well accepted as a risk for autoimmunity, the specific exposures that cause disease and the mecha...
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