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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Nutrition, Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in End-Stage Renal Disease
Principal Investigator:

Talat A. Ikizler

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $230,039
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


There are more than 420,000 patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis therapy in the United States, which is estimated to rise to over 500,000 patients by 2020. There are an estimated 45,500 veterans receiving hemodialysis, of which over 3,000 enrolled veterans were receiving dialysis at VA facilities in FY 2013. Over the last decade, there have been no therapies proven to significantly lower the mortality and morbidity risk for these patients. One of the most important determinants of this po...

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