Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Targeting Schwann cell exosomes for treating neuropathic pain|
Wendy M. Campana
||San Diego, CA
|Congressional District Code:
|| October 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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It is increasingly evident that Schwann cells (SCs) in the peripheral nervous system (PNS) function as a unit with neurons to regulate sensory function. When the PNS is injured in trauma, SCs become activated for repair. This involves dramatic phenotypic transformation. If this process is abnormal or inhibited, peripheral nerve injury can result in chronic debilitating pain, a problem observed in the general population, including numerous Veterans. Currently available treatment options for chron...
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