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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Age-Related Retinal Degeneration
Principal Investigator:

Jonathan H. Lin

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $161,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Vision loss from age-related eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, or retinitis pigmentosa is a significant cause of morbidity in elderly Veterans. The cellular, genetic, and molecular homeostatic mechanisms that maintain normal retinal function and the pathomechanisms that compromise retinal function with age are poorly understood. Our long-term objective is to decipher the protective mechanisms required for normal retinal function and to identify pathomechanisms that...

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