Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLRD Research Career Scientist Award Application|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Summary Our Veteran population has higher prevalence of diabetes mellitus and increased risk for developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD) as compared to general population. Since diabetes is generally associated with hypercholesterolemia, aggressive lowering of plasma LDL-cholesterol (<100mg/dL) is recommended for diabetic patients. Achieving these stringent goals and reaching the targeted low LDL cholesterol levels in high risk patients remains challenging. Thus, novel and superior therapeutic...
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