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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Treating bone deterioration associated with chronic kidney disease
Principal Investigator:

Matthew Allen

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $235,170
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in our veterans is putting them at elevated risk of fracture and fracture-associated death. Nearly 1 of every 3 veterans has CKD, fracture risk in persons with CKD is 4x higher than the age-matched general population, and persons who fracture with CKD have longer hospitalization and higher mortality rates than patients without CKD who fracture. Simply stated, interventions aimed at reducing CKD-associated fracture would have a significant impact on...

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