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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Hypoxia inducible factors in pulmonary endothelial cells regulate allergic inflammatory airways disease
Principal Investigator:

Laura E. Crotty Alexander

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
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


Asthma affects 1 in 12 Americans. More than 50% of asthmatics (12 million) have asthma attacks each year. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease which has great impact on quality of life. Uncontrolled and untreated asthma leads to missed work and school, as well as high healthcare costs. There are many different types of asthma, some of which are well targeted by current therapeutics leading to disease control. However, there are some endotypes of asthma, such as TH2-low neutrophilic asthma, t...

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