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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Cell Death Mechanism of Acute Lung Injury in Sepsis
Principal Investigator:

Jie Fan

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2014 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Abstract Sepsis affects more than 800,000 people annually with a mortality rate as high as 30% in the US. Severe sepsis complicated with multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) is a leading cause of death in intensive therapy units with a mortality rate exceeding 50%. Acute lung injury (ALI) is an important component of MODS and often serves as a direct cause of patient death. Nonetheless, few effective therapeutic targets have been identified...

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