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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: COVID-19 Related Tissue Immunopathology
Principal Investigator:

Laura Su

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $78,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary An ongoing outbreak of a novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives and disrupted social infrastructures around the world. Immunopathology from hyperactive host immune system contributes to the clinical severity of COVID-19. The proposed study will test the hypothesis that pathologic T cell and B cell interactions promote autoantibody production to mediate tissue damage in critically ill COVID-19 patients. In Aim 1, we will quantify the brea...

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