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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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...

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