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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6BX004982-01
Title: BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Kalipada Pahan

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $106,527
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$531,333
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Neurodegenerative disorders [e.g. Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease (PD)] are a group of devastating conditions that are caused by progressive death of neurons in different regions of the brain. On the other hand, multiple sclerosis (MS) is the most common autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, resulting in oligodendrocytes death and demyelination. Our lab primarily focuses on central nervous system (CNS) cell signaling that leads to neuronal death in Parkinson's diseas...



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