Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Controlling FKBP51 for the treatment of PTSD|
Laura J. Blair
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
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U.S. Veterans are at increased risk for developing psychiatric symptoms and disorders compared to the civilian population. The hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis has long been linked to stress-induced psychiatric disorders. The 51kDa FK506-binding protein, FKBP51, together with the 90kDa heat shock protein (Hsp90), regulates the activity of steroid hormone complexes in the HPA axis and other cascades. The FKBP51-chaperone complex slows the response of the HPA axis to circulating stress ho...
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