Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Sexual dimorphism, hepatic mitochondrial adaptations, and hepatic steatosis|
John P Thyfault
||Kansas City, MO
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Project Summary/Abstract Hepatic steatosis (fatty liver) is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and further liver injury, all major health issues for Veterans. Currently there are 1.6 million women Veterans, a number predicted to grow steadily making women's health issues a major concern going forward. Prior to menopause, women are protected against steatosis, but risk dramatically increases after loss of ovarian function and accumulating evidence shows that differences in...
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