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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of ARF6 in atherosclerotic burden and severity
Principal Investigator:

Lisa A. Lesniewski

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $244,798
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Approximately 92 million US adults have at least one form of cardiovascular disease (CVD), with the annual direct health care cost of CVD and stroke estimated to exceed $315 billion. Among US Veteran’s, CVD is the leading cause of hospitalizations and a major cause of disability and according to the VA Health Services Research and Development, ~80% of Veteran’s present with more than two CVD risk factors. Atherosclerotic diseases are a predominate form of CVD. The severity and associated morbidi...

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