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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001985-01A1
Title: Deoxycholic Acid and Outcomes across Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease
Principal Investigator:

Anna Jovanovich

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $188,620
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$699,455
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a major public health concern that has reached epidemic proportions, affecting ~20 million individuals (~13.1% of the population) in the United States alone. Risk of cardiovascular disease is significantly elevated among patients with CKD; however, this increased cardiovascular risk is only partially explained by traditional risk factors. Vascular dysfunction including arterial stiffening, endothelial dysfunction, and vascular calcification is a common and well-es...



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