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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Establishing the Molecular Mechanisms of Reduced Ethanol Drinking in Calcineurin-Mediated Immunosuppression Treated Rodents
Principal Investigator:

Thomas P. Beresford

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $197,179
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veteran populations present alcoholism rates that are far higher than general population frequencies. Despite this, the treatment options for alcoholism are very few and much in need of new approaches for medical interventions. This project grows from the observation that alcoholic persons receiving liver transplant evidence very high rates of sustained abstinence after the liver grafting procedure that we could not explain by psychosocial or selection factors. We asked whether this might be due...

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