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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX005413-01
Title: Lung Innate COVID-19 Defense Specific to Veterans Risk Characteristics
Principal Investigator:

Todd A. Wyatt

Location: Omaha, NE
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $129,850
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$336,100
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

COVID-19 is now a global pandemic requiring a rapid and concerted response from the scientific and medical community. Based upon recent epidemiology derived only months earlier from the earliest affected countries, the pathogenesis of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and clinical outcomes from COVID-19 are far worse in individuals with certain pre-existing conditions and those of advanced age. It is essential to the health of Veterans to fully define which at-risk conditions particularly impact them and the...



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