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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: BLR&D Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Goutam Ghosh-Choudhury

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $172,748
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The main focus of our research is to investigate the mechanism of development and progression of diabetic nephropathy (DN). Diabetes is prevalent in the people aged 20 years and older. The demographic of veterans population falls in this age group. In the US, diabetes represents the 6th leading cause of death; however, diabetes as a cause of death is underreported. Nearly 50% of the patients with diabetes develop nephropathy. A recent study demonstrated that diabetic patients with kidney disease...

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