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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Identification of Novel Cellular/Molecular Mechanisms and Arrhythmia Targets in Heart Failure
Principal Investigator:

Jeanne M Nerbonne

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $247,044
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Arrhythmogenic cardiovascular disease, which disproportionately affects individuals in the VA population with acquired cardiac and metabolic diseases, particularly heart failure, is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. The mechanisms contributing to increased risk of sudden cardiac death in individuals suffering arrhythmogenic cardiovascular disease, however, remain very poorly understood, hampering our ability to risk stratify patients and to develop novel, targeted thera...

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