Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of non-genomic regulation of mitochondrial trifunctional protein in NAFLD|
Jamal A Ibdah
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is characterized by increased deposition of fat in the liver that may progress to inflammation, hepatocellular carcinoma, and liver failure. NAFLD is closely linked to type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity. It remains a major public health problem with little progress made on its treatment. Disturbingly, NAFLD appears to be more common in the military and Veteran population compared with the general US population. Thus, efforts to understand the underlying...
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