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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX002171-01
Title: Dysregulated Polyamine Metabolism in H. pylori-associated Gastric Inflammation and Disease Progression
Principal Investigator:

Keith T. Wilson

Location: Nashville, TN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $311,362
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$856,362
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Helicobacter pylori infection of the stomach and the resulting clinical consequences of chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, and disease progression to gastric cancer remains a major health concern for Veterans. This pathogen infects half of the world’s population, and gastric cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. H. pylori prevalence in Veterans is high; deployment-related infection is a problem, especially acquisition of strains associated with higher risk for carci...



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