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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Regulatory Role of HDAC in Post-MI Ventricular Remodeling
Principal Investigator:

Donald R. Menick

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $313,356
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women with over 600,000 deaths/year (25% of mortality). Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease with about 715,000 patients suffering a heart attack each year. Death rates in our patient population in the southeast are even higher with African Americans having higher rates yet. Our VA patients reflect our local population with elevated risk of heart disease often presenting with hypertension, diabetes, obesity o...

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