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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: COVID-19: HDL's Role in Innate Immunity and Cardiovascular Protection with COVID-19
Principal Investigator:

John M Stafford

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $125,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


COVID19: HDL’s Role in Innate Immunity and Cardiovascular Protection with COVID-19 The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) causes a disease called COVID-19. For many people, COVID-19 has almost no symptoms, yet for others, COVID-19 is particularly dangerous and has high morbidity and mortality rates. People with pre-existing type-2 diabetes and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) have twice the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection and are more likely to have poor outcomes. 70% of patients with AS...

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