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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK6BX005235-01
Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Stephen Tomlinson

Location: Charleston, SC
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,445
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$716,929
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The complement system is a collection of proteins that constitute a central component of the immune system involved in both innate and adaptive immunity. One function of the complement system is host-defense and the destruction of pathogens, but under certain conditions complement is aberrantly activated, resulting in the destructive force of the complement system being redirected toward self-tissue. This pathological activation of complement is, and will continue to be, my primary research focu...



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