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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The role of IL17A and keratinocyte stem cells in human psoriasis.
Principal Investigator:

Ruby Ghadially

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $150,094
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


BACKGROUND: Psoriasis is a benign inflammatory immunological disorder characterized by hyperproliferation of the epidermis. The role of stem cell (SC) divisional behavior in the hyperproliferation of psoriasis has not been addressed previously. PRELIMINARY DATA: As part of our last completed Merit Review we provided evidence to show that while oncogenic hyperproliferation is associated with symmetric SC divisions (producing increased numbers of SCs), benign hyperproliferation is associated with...

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