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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX000915-09A1
Title: The role of T cell derived cytokines in Helicobacter pylori
Principal Investigator:

Holly Algood

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $254,274
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,287,831
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project Summary Helicobacter pylori infection can serve as a highly relevant, rigorous and tractable model to investigate an understudied area within the host-pathogen interactions, bacterial-driven carcinogenesis infection. Helicobacter pylori infection is the number one risk factor for the development of gastric cancer. Interestingly, while Helicobacter pylori colonization is very common, only a small percentage of infected people will go on to develop gastric cancer as a result of colonizatio...



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