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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Parkinson's Disease
Principal Investigator:

Paula C. Bickford

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Aging and Parkinson's disease (PD). Aging is the primary risk factor for PD. Despite reported success with neurotrophic or neuroprotective therapeutic drugs or cell replacement therapies in animal models of PD, none have led to a clinically effective treatment avenue, curing all aspects of the disease complex. Since aging is the number one risk factor for PD, it must be considered in designing appropriate animal models. The studies proposed herein are unique in that we utilize aging as an import...

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