Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| BLRD Merit Review Research Career Scientist (RCS) Award (IK6)|
Alyssa H Hasty
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The prevalence of obesity and associated co-morbidities, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, has increased dramatically in the past several decades. It is well-established that an immune component contributes to the etiology of metabolic diseases – especially when driven by obesity. For example, nearly all of the immune cells in existence have been shown to reside in adipose tissue (AT). Resident macrophages in AT are thought to contribute to development and proper function of...
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