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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Immunogenicity of recombinant zoster vaccine in Rheumatoid arthritis patients
Principal Investigator:

David Canaday

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $65,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is the most common inflammatory arthritis with a prevalence of around 0.6% in the general population and is a common chronic autoimmune disease in the veteran population. RA patients suffer greater mortality and morbidity from infectious diseases. This increased burden is in part related to the immune derangements of RA itself, and some of it is attributable to the immunosuppressive therapies that are used to treat RA. Herpes Zoster (HZ) reactivation is the most common...

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