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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of macrophage evolution in hepatic adaptation to alcohol.
Principal Investigator:

Steven A Weinman

Location: Kansas City, MO
Congressional District Code: 5
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


PROJECT TITLE: Role of macrophage evolution in hepatic adaptation to alcohol PROJECT SUMMARY / ABSTRACT Acute alcoholic hepatitis (AH) is a severe inflammatory liver disease triggered by binge drinking. The disease has a 30-day mortality of approximately 20%. One of the most striking features of AH is that it affects only a small minority of heavy drinkers suggesting that most individuals are protected from developing alcoholic liver disease by as yet unknown mechanisms. We have recently shown t...

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