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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Extracellular vesicles from parasite and host in leishmaniasis
Principal Investigator:

Mary E. Wilson

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $291,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Leishmaniasis refers to a constellation of disease syndromes caused by the Leishmania spp. protozoa. Leishmaniasis affects persons residing in endemic regions, including the sites of recent and ongoing US military activities in the Middle East. Common forms of leishmaniasis include visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused by Leishmania infantum or L. donovani, or cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), often due to L. major or L. tropica in the Middle East and northern Africa. A common feature of the different...

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