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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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

Nicholas Brecha

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2027
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,075
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The long-term goal of this vision research program is to gain a better understanding of 1) the mechanisms underlying retinal synaptic and cellular physiology mediating visual image processing, and 2) the early cellular changes that are likely to mediate ganglion cell death and loss of vision following retinal and optic nerve disease and trauma. This program consists of two related components. 1) National Institute of Health supported studies are concerned with the functional organization of the...

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