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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Self-Delivery siRNA for Promoting Regenerative Healing in the Eye
Principal Investigator:

Audrey Bernstein

Location: Syracuse, NY
Congressional District Code: 24
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $105,780
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary Corneal scarring and glaucoma accounts for ocular disability in millions of veterans, active military, and civilians. Injuries to the eye remain a battlefield and clinical challenge with the potential to severely reduce vision and quality of life. Ocular trauma and brain injury with resulting visual deficits are major causes of vision loss among our veterans and troops engaged in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. In addition to acute trauma, aging veterans have a sig...

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