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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Modulation of retinoid reactivity and pathological signaling in retinal therapeutics
Principal Investigator:

Philip Kiser

Location: Long Beach, CA
Congressional District Code: 45
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $241,905
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary Age-related macular degeneration is a principal cause of vision loss in individuals over the age of 60 years including Veterans. It is characterized by a loss of sight in the central visual field where sharp, polychromatic images are generated under the bright light conditions that modern humans are typically exposed to during waking hours. Loss of this high acuity color vision leads to significant disability. The high prevalence of AMD places a large burden on the healthcare sys...

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