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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Gut Neuroendocrine Cell Signaling
Principal Investigator:

Rodger A. Liddle

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that results in severe movement disorders and gastrointestinal symptoms such as gastroparesis and constipation. The cause of PD is unknown and there is no cure for the disease. PD is common in the VA and over 40,000 veterans are treated in VA medical facilities each year. There is evidence that environmental toxins such as the pesticide, rotenone, and the herbicide, Agent Orange, may play a role in causing Parkinson’s disease. M...

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