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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeted nanotherapy for the prevention of post-traumatic osteoarthritis
Principal Investigator:

Christine Pham

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2021 - June 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $39,200
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


ABSTRACT The latest census indicates that 50+ million adults in the US bear some form of arthritis and by 2030, an estimated 67 million Americans ages > 18 years are projected to have the diagnosis of arthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) represents the most common form of arthritis and is a major cause of morbidity in the aging population but for which there are limited medical treatments and no disease modifying drugs. Although effective disease- modifying OA drugs (DMOADs) are critically needed, no...

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