Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Determining the role of T cell effector functions in Alopecia Areata|
||Iowa City, IA
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2020 -
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Alopecia areata (AA) is a common autoimmune disease in which the hair follicle is the target of attack and results clinically in hair loss. The lifetime risk of developing AA is approximately 2%, translating to over 6 million people in the United States developing the disease at some point in their lives. Although often being dismissed as a cosmetic concern, AA can have a substantive psychosocial impact and can significantly affect the quality of life of affected individuals, especially among th...
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