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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Regulation of cutaneous wound healing by GCN2
Principal Investigator:

Dan Spandau

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $284,838
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Approximately 6.5 million Americans are diagnosed with a cutaneous chronic wound each year, costing the healthcare system in the United States over 20 billion dollars annually. Often these chronic wounds are found in geriatric individuals, up to 85% of patients with chronic wounds are over 65 years old, or in patients with concurrent diseases such as diabetes, obesity, malnutrition, or substance abuse. Similarly, the failure to properly heal wounds is a major problem for the Veteran population a...

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