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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Arlan G. Richardson

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2027
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $199,734
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract: The overarching goal of Dr. Richardson’s research has been to identify the molecular pathways that lead to aging with the purpose of generating therapies that retard aging, delay/prevent age-related diseases, and improve the health of the elderly. His VA research has focused on the role oxidative stress and damage play in aging that has led to his recently funded VA Merit grant, which studies the role of inflammation in aging. Chronic, low-grade inflammation is a hallma...

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