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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting the myeloid lineage to inhibit exacerbation of pulmonary fibrosis due to chronic stress
Principal Investigator:

Lindsay T McDonald

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $191,676
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Pulmonary fibrosis (PF) is a devastating disease characterized by dyspnea, cough, fatigue and poor survival. Veterans who served in desert regions overseas have an increased risk of developing respiratory diseases including PF as a result of exposures in theater. The incidence of respiratory disease in Veterans is ~4-16-fold greater than those exposed to inhaled occupational hazards alone (based on Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report 2007, NIOS and Health Analysis of VA Health Care Uti...

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