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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004492-01A1
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):
$1,149,990
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

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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