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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Integrating 3-D Intravascular Sensors with Fractional Flow Reserve for Lipid-Rich Plaques
Principal Investigator:

Rene R.S. Packard

Location: Sepulveda, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $141,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Integrating 3-D Micro-Electrode Sensing with Fractional Flow Reserve for Lipid-Rich Plaques Atherosclerosis and metabolic diseases are on the rise in our veterans returning from battlefields in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Atherosclerosis is a systemic disease; however, its manifestations tend to be focal and eccentric, and rupture of individual plaques is the primary underlying mechanism of myocardial infarction and stroke. Plaques prone to rupture contain high levels of oxidative stress an...

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