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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Principal Investigator:

Terry F Davies

Location: Bronx, NY
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,695
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


SUMMARY The thyroidal TSH receptor (TSHR) is the major control point for thyroid hormone synthesis and release as well as thyroid growth and development and is also expressed in a wide variety of non- thyroid tissues including adipocytes, fibroblasts, osteoclasts, osteoblasts and immune cells. The TSHR is a major antigen in autoimmune thyroid disease, especially Graves' disease. However, the mechanisms by which the TSHR modulates non-thyroidal cells is largely unclear and the autoimmune role of...

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