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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Functional characters of non-coding RNAs in alcoholic liver injury
Principal Investigator:

Fanyin Meng

Location: Indianapolis, IN
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $263,055
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is one of the most common forms of chronic liver injury in the United States. Chronic ethanol consumption results in toxic metabolites in the liver and increases endothelial senescence and dysfunction leading to inflammation and liver damage. Aging is linked with the severity and poor prognosis of various liver diseases including alcoholic liver diseases and is associated gradual alteration of structure and function in liver tissues and cells including liver sinusoi...

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