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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Regulation of graft versus host disease with in vivo generated regulatory T cells
Principal Investigator:

Mirac N Ince

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $71,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Bone marrow transplantation (BMT) is a curative approach for treating hematological malignancies and other life-threatening disorders. Military servicemen are under risk to develop such lethal conditions as a result of exposure to carcinogens – like agent orange – during their active service. The success of BMT is limited by graft versus host disease (GVHD), a lethal inflammatory complication of BMT. GVHD is driven by donor leukocyte subsets, such as donor T lymphocytes that are important for bo...

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