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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Determining the role of T cell effector functions in Alopecia Areata
Principal Investigator:

Ali Jabbari

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $206,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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