Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Accelerated Aging as a Cause of Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction|
||San Francisco, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Lung transplantation is a lifesaving option for veterans with end-stage lung diseases, in particular idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Veterans appear to be disproportionately affected by IPF, a disease that has been described as early aging of the lung. IPF is usually fatal unless the lungs are replaced by transplant. Even following lung transplantation median survival is less than six years, limited primarily by chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD). Emerging data suggest that telomeres...
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