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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6BX004984-01
Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Thomas L. Clemens

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $135,450
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$956,839
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The skeleton is one of the most important structures in our bodies. Bones allow us to stand, walk and move from one place to another, and they serve as protectors of our vital organs. Degradation of our bones structure — osteoporosis — is a global health problem. The long-term goal of my research is to understand the cellular and molecular mechanisms governing skeletal development, homeostasis and repair. Currently, we are studying the coupling of bone cell metabolic activity the role of sensory...



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