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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CMA: Cartilage Repair Strategies to Alleviate Arthritic Pain (CaRe AP): Optimizing the Host Environment for Intra-articular Osteoarthritis Therapies
Principal Investigator:

Timothy M Griffin

Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $90,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Osteoarthritis (OA) is highly prevalent in U.S. military service members and Veterans due to the impact of joint trauma and overuse injury. Its socioeconomic impact is substantial, estimated to approach $60 billion per year, and no disease-modifying treatments exist. The overall goal of the collaborative Program is to develop a treatment for post-traumatic osteoarthritis (PTOA) that will relieve pain and improve function. We hypothesize that PTOA is caused by maladaptive repair responses includi...

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