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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Transcriptional regulation of T cell immunity
Principal Investigator:

John Chang

Location: San Diego, CA
Congressional District Code: 52
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $120,900
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Summary Infectious diseases, including Hepatitis C (HCV) and HIV, remain important health problems among Veterans. Development of vaccines for infectious diseases is therefore a key priority. Immunologic memory is a cardinal feature of adaptive immunity and an important goal of vaccination strategies. Traditional vaccination strategies are very effective at generating neutralizing antibodies, but not effective T cell memory. A key reason for the current lack of effective vaccines against many in...

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