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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Gpx4 and ferroptosis inhibition in retarding ALS
Principal Investigator:

Qitao Ran

Location: San Antonio, TX
Congressional District Code: 21
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2018 - March 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $255,333
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is the most common motor neuron degenerative disease, in which motor neuron degeneration and death result in progressive paralysis and eventual death by respiratory failure. ALS is a particular concern for veterans as several studies indicated that military service is associated with increased risk of ALS. At present, there are no effective treatments for this debilitating disease and the development of effective therapies is impeded by the lack of suitable ta...

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