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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Surfactant Protein C Mutations and Interstitial Lung Disease
Principal Investigator:

Michael F. Beers

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $128,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive scarring interstitial lung disease (ILD) that affects mainly older adults for which there remains a significant unmet therapeutic need. While the pathophysiologic underpinnings of IPF remain incompletely understood, an additional critical barrier to developing better therapeutic outcomes for IPF has been a dearth of translationally relevant preclinical models. Based on a recent paradigm shift wherein the concepts of repetitive injury...

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