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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Preclinical Translational Studies with DRHQ
Principal Investigator:

Arthur A. Vandenbark

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $211,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is the most common neurologic disabling disease among young adults, affecting over 400,000 people in the United States, 2.5 million worldwide and 20,000 under the care of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Most MS individuals are initially diagnosed with relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) and then eventually transition to secondary progressive MS (SPMS). When MS individuals enter SPMS, neurologic deficits progressively worsen over time. Approximately...

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