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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Renal mechanisms of hypertension in autoimmune disease
Principal Investigator:

Michael Ryan

Location: Columbia, SC
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $39,200
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The prevalence of hypertension is markedly increased in patients with autoimmune disorders, and growing evidence links primary hypertension to immunological changes associated with autoimmunity including the production of autoantibodies (IgG). The underlying mechanisms by which autoimmunity contributes to the prevalent hypertension in the general population and U.S. active duty military and veterans remains poorly understood. This proposal will directly advance our understanding of hypertension...

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