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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Role of the pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-12 and IL-23 in secondary damage after spinal cord injury
Principal Investigator:

Karin Swartz

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2019 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The main objective of this study is to investigate and modulate the inflammatory response after spinal cord injury (SCI), in order to minimize tissue damage and to promote an environment that is permissive for healing and repair. SCI is a significant problem in both civilian and military populations, and any strategies that facilitate improvement in these terrible injuries can have far-reaching effects on quality and quantity of life for those patients and families affected. We propose to asses...

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