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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Detoxification of Biogenic Aldehydes in Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Randy Strong

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most prevalent age-related neurodegenerative disorder, after Alzheimer's disease, affecting up to 5% of the population aged 65 – 85 years. Veterans are at increased risk for PD because the veteran population is older than the United States population as a whole and because veterans are more likely to have been exposed to toxic environmental agents during deployment. Despite great strides in research over the past two decades, the etiology and pathogenesis o...

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