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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of skin injury-induced inflammation in wound healing
Principal Investigator:

Matthew J Turner

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $240,875
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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