Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Role of BK Channel in Chronic Kidney Disease|
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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Project Summary Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 26–30 million U.S. adults and remains a major public health problem (1; 2). Renal fibrosis is the inevitable consequence of almost every type of CKD regardless of underlying etiology, and leads to progressive renal failure and end-stage of renal disease (ESRD) (1). Thus, preventing renal fibrosis may in turn prevent progression of CKD and ESRD. While there is compelling literature suggesting many potential therapeutic targets for treating ren...
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