Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Oxidized Lipids and UV Immunosuppression|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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PROJECT SUMMARY Ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation has profound effects upon skin and generates systemic consequences from fever to immunosuppression to vitamin D production. The ability of UVB to serve as both an immunosuppressant and mutagen allows this environmental agent to serve as a complete carcinogen, and is the cause for non-melanoma skin cancer and melanoma. Skin cancer is the most common diagnosis in VA Dermatology clinics, and this is expected to increase as our military forces are often...
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