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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Ion channel regulation of pancreatic islet cell function
Principal Investigator:

Rajan Sah

Location: St Louis, MO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $206,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Summary/Abstract It is estimated that 1 in 4 Veterans suffer from diabetes, and, in the Veteran population, this is largely Type 2 diabetes. This condition drives heart disease, stroke, retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy, all of which are a cause of significant morbidity and mortality among our Veterans. As such, understanding the biology of diabetes, discovering novel molecules that regulate b-cell function and developing innovative therapeutic approaches will have a significant im...

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