Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Regulation of pancreatitis severity|
Fred S. Gorelick
||West Haven, CT
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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This proposal will continue the topic of our current Merit Award and examine a relatively recently described secretory protein, renalase, which appears to have a potent and novel protective role in acute pancreatitis (AP). AP has an incidence of up to 5/10,000 in the U.S. population, but is much more common in Veterans. It can cause death in 30% of those with severe disease, and is the most common reason for hospitalization for individuals with gastrointestinal disease in the U.S. Since AP is of...
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