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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Novel Copolymer-based Cell Membrane Stabilizers to Attenuate Myocardial Infarction
Principal Investigator:

Matthias L Riess

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary / Abstract As a board-certified VA anesthesiologist and cardiovascular physiologist I study protective mechanisms against ischemia/reperfusion (IR) injury ultimately geared to help our often multi-morbid patients. Veterans frequently suffer from atherosclerosis, including coronary artery disease, and, therefore, have a high incidence of myocardial infarction, with often debilitating functional consequences if surviving. Paradoxically, abrupt reperfusion, i.e., reintroduction of b...

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