Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Discovering a novel therapy for RA patients|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common autoimmune disease which affects 2.5 million people in US, many of which are VA military personnel. One in four veterans has arthritis (25.6%), compared to one in five civilians. RA is a chronic, disabling autoimmune disease in which the body attacks its own tissues. As RA progresses, performing simple daily activities can become increasingly difficult for patients suffering from the disease. There is no cure for RA and up to 50% of patients do not re...
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