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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Perm1 in skeletal muscle dysfunction induced by disuse and heart failure
Principal Investigator:

Robert S. Ross

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,727
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract Skeletal muscle (SkM) atrophy is a significant health problem associated with muscle disuse. It can frequently occur in association with diseases or treatments of any type that require bed rest or full immobilization. It can result nervous supply injury, or result from chronic diseases, such as cancer, AIDS, diabetes, and importantly, a focus of this proposal, chronic heart failure (HF). Increased physical activity and exercise reduce muscle atrophy or even accelerate it...

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