Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Spatial and Temporal Role of the Runx3 Transcription Factor in Secondary Fracture Healing|
Hicham M Drissi
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
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Clinical Dilemma: The frequency of impaired fracture healing is increased with aging as well as in the presence of other patient-related factors such as smoking, osteoporosis, and diabetes. Treatment of fractures in this setting continues to pose a significant economic burden on the US healthcare system due to increases in time lost from work as well as increases in the expenses associated with fracture-associated complications. While various bone anabolic drugs are successful in increasing home...
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