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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX002042-01A1
Title: Role of Complement Receptor 1 in the Modulation of B Cell Tolerance
Principal Investigator:

Susan Boackle

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $289,979
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,167,018
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Autoimmune diseases affect more than 2% of the US population, with effects on morbidity and mortality and associated health care costs that rival those of cancer and heart disease. Both genetic and environmental factors influence the development of autoimmune diseases, which result from an imbalance between activation and regulation of the immune system. As our understanding of the immunological mechanisms that drive these diseases has grown, the impetus has been to develop specific therapies th...



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