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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Immunomodulation and Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis
Principal Investigator:

Inderjit Singh

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $254,646
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Multiple sclerosis (MS), a disabling autoimmune disease affecting almost 2.5 million people around the world, affects individuals in their most productive years and is prevalent among US Veterans. MS is caused by abnormal activation of myelin-specific autoreactive lymphocytes and their CNS infiltration across the blood- brain barrier (BBB). Present day FDA approved MS drugs, targeting immune system, have limited efficacies as disease progression continues. In an effort to improve MS therapy, the...

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