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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX003396-01A2
Title: Impacts of nicotinamide riboside on functional capacity and muscle physiology in older Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Kenneth Seldeen

Location: Buffalo, NY
Congressional District Code: 26
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $67,569
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,208,244
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Impacts of nicotinamide riboside on functional capacity and muscle physiology in older veterans Frailty is increasingly seen within the aging population and is driven largely by musculoskeletal declines. Nearly 9 million veterans are now 65 years of age or older with impairments in functional capacity, reduction in quality of life, and an increase in the use of health care services and associated costs. An estimated 45-50% of those over the age of 85 are frail, which could represent well over 1...



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