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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Serum Amyloid as a Critical mediator between inflammation and thrombosis
Principal Investigator:

Susan S Smyth

Location: Lexington, KY
Congressional District Code: 6
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


Acute and chronic inflammation contributes significantly to poor health, most notably as a risk factor for the development of atherosclerotic vascular disease and its complications, such as myocardial infarction/acute coronary syndromes (ACS), strokes, and limb ischemia. The medical costs associated with atherosclerosis contribute to preventable death and serious disability, which strain the VA health care system. Despite the well-established relationship between inflammation, atherosclerotic di...

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