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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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

Timothy S. Kern

Location: Long Beach, CA
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $169,010
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Diabetic retinopathy remains the leading cause of visual loss in adults in the US, and it is increasing throughout the US and the world as diabetes rapidly affects more people. Although prolonged good glycemic control has been demonstrated to inhibit the development of diabetic retinopathy in patients, this goal is essentially impossible for most diabetics to maintain, so additional means are needed to inhibit the development of diabetic retinopathy. The Kern laboratory focuses on how diabetic r...

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