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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Pathogenic Role of Malondialdehyde-Acetaldehyde Adducts in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Principal Investigator:

Ted R. Mikuls

Location: Omaha, NE
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


It has been estimated that rheumatologist-diagnosed Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is seen in up to 2% of the users of VA healthcare. Moreover, compared to RA in women, RA in men (the primary VA demographic) leads to greater morbidity, a higher frequency of extra-articular manifestations, and worse disease-related outcomes. With an aging and predominantly male veteran population, it is anticipated that the burden posed by RA will grow dramatically in the VA in coming years. This is highly relevant gi...

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