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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Chromatin Regulation by Mammalian SIRT7 in Aging and Disease
Principal Investigator:

Katrin F. Chua

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
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


Aging is the single greatest risk factor for many chronic diseases and thus is a major contributor to morbidity in the VA population. Our broad research goal is to understand how chromatin regulatory mechanisms influence nuclear and epigenetic programs, and how de-regulation of these mechanisms contributes to aging and disease. The work proposed here will focus on elucidating the functions of SIRT7, a chromatin regulatory enzyme in the Sirtuin family of aging-regulatory factors. Inactivation of...

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