Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of skin injury-induced inflammation in wound healing|
Matthew J Turner
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2021 -
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PROJECT SUMMARY Chronic skin wounds like diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are a serious medical problem in Veterans. Up to one third of patients with diabetes develop DFU, a leading cause of lower leg amputations as well as skin and bone infections and an independent risk factor for death. As current therapies are limited and often ineffective, there is a critical need to better understand pathogenesis in order to identify new and improved therapies for chronic wounds in diabetes and other disease sta...
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