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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004713-01A1
Title: Investigating the IL-4/13 Axis in Osteoarthritis
Principal Investigator:

William H. Robinson

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$650,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Many Veterans and civilians sustain traumatic joint injuries, which frequently lead to joint dysfunction and development of osteoarthritis (OA). Existing treatments for joint injury and OA only alleviate symptoms, and are ineffective in promoting healing or preventing OA. Increasing evidence implicates “low-grade” inflammation following joint injury in development of OA. A better understanding of the underlying inflammatory mechanisms and identification of pharmacologic agents that target these...



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