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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004536-01A1
Title: hAAT-engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells for the Treatment of Chronic Pain
Principal Investigator:

Hongjun Wang

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $254,646
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,202,346
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Chronic pain is one of the most frequently reported conditions in Veterans and is now ruled by the court as a VA disability. There is a significant interaction between chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and persistent post-concussive syndromes common to the veteran population. Therefore, the VA healthcare mission to explore novel strategies to reduce chronic pain is vital. Chronic pain falls into two most common classifications including nociceptive and neuropathic pains. The m...



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