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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Enhanced Soft Tissue-to-Bone Healing via Treatment with Novel Growth Factor NELL-1: Targeted Delivery and Biomimetic Scaffolds
Principal Investigator:

Thomas Kremen

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $356,775
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


I am an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine specialist pursuing a career as a clinician-scientist focusing on the biology of soft tissue healing to bone. The comprehensive training plan described in this proposal will uniquely position me as a surgeon-scientist to i) investigate the biology of soft-tissue-to-bone healing, ii) characterize novel approaches for growth factor delivery and scaffold design, iii) perform preclinical assessments of potential therapies and, ultimately, iv) design and operate ap...

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