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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Role of non-genomic regulation of mitochondrial trifunctional protein in NAFLD
Principal Investigator:

Jamal A Ibdah

Location: Columbia, MO
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $173,200
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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