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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Lipid Trafficking for Steroidogenesis
Principal Investigator:

Fredric B. Kraemer

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $82,500
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Steroid hormones play important roles in virtually every aspect of cellular metabolism, including the regulation of carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism and immune function (glucocorticoids), as well as salt and water balance and blood pressure regulation (mineralocorticoids). They are also critically involved in the maintenance of secondary sex characteristics, reproductive functions and muscle and bone growth (testosterone, progestins and estrogens). Thus, understanding steroid hormone p...

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