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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preventing and Reversing Interstitial Fibrosis in HFpEF
Principal Investigator:

John M. Canty, Jr.

Location: Buffalo, NY
Congressional District Code: 26
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is an increasingly prevalent problem and particularly so amongst an aging Veterans population. It accounts for over half of all patients with heart failure. While there have been considerable advances in understanding the mechanisms and treatment of patients with heart failure when ejection fraction is reduced, there have been few advances in understanding the mechanisms or treatment of HFpEF. From a clinical standpoint, the prevalence of...

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