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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001514-01A2
Title: Novel Combination Therapy for Osteoporosis in Men
Principal Investigator:

Dolores M. Shoback

Location: San Francisco, CA
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $50,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,000,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

In the US of the 1.5 million fractures that occur annually, one-third of them occur in men. Osteoporosis and fracture-related disability are key health problems in older male veterans. Fractures also increase mortality. Men who fracture their hips have twice the mortality of women sustaining those same hip fractures. Several drugs are approved to treat osteoporosis in men [bisphosphonates, denosumab, and teriparatide (TPTD) or PTH(1-34)], but we have little insight as to how to use them most eff...



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