Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004675-01A1
Title: Red light mediated trafficking of microvesicles as a mechanism for vasodilation
Principal Investigator:

Nicole L. Lohr

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$710,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

This application is conceived on the premise that in certain diseases, e.g. peripheral artery disease (PAD), traditional therapies are ineffective in the treatment of symptoms and related morbidities. PAD currently impacts over 8 million Americans and will affect many more as our nation ages. The health care costs to treat subjects are significant ($4 billion annually by Medicare), with most patients requiring numerous endovascular and surgical procedures including amputation. Medical therapy ha...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.