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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Neutrophil Exosomes: New Pathogenic Entities in COPD
Principal Investigator:

Amit Gaggar

Location: Birmingham, AL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $459,116
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


COPD is a chronic inflammatory pulmonary condition which the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States and has significant impact on the US Veteran and active military population. Despite its prevalence and increased attributable morbidity/mortality, there are no specific COPD therapeutics which alter the natural history of the disorder. Our group and others have provided extensive evidence of the importance of proteolytic damage as a critical component to the progression of COPD. However,...

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