Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Exosomes in the Pathogenesis of Diabetic Atherosclerosis|
Robert L. Raffai
||San Francisco, CA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2019 -
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The goal of this proposal is to understand why people with diabetes develop severe fatty-rich plaques called atherosclerosis in arteries. Accelerated atherosclerosis has been linked to several types of cardiovascular diseases that cause disabilities and premature death amongst diabetic individuals. Unfortunately, such serious medical problems are very frequent among veterans enrolled in the VHA Health Care System as they are almost three times more likely to develop diabetes than people in the g...
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