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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I21RX003464-01A1
Title: NICOTINAMIDE RIBOSIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHEMOTHERAPY-INDUCED NEUROPATHY, DRY EYE SYNDROME, AND HEARING LOSS
Principal Investigator:

Marta Hamity

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - August 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,321
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$199,423
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Continuing advances in detection and treatment have greatly increased the number of cancer survivors, as well as more Veterans living with cancer because of continued therapy. However, while these therapies prolong life, they are accompanied by adverse effects that introduce functional limitations and significantly reduce quality of life of Veterans. For example, taxane and platinum-based chemotherapies produce very painful and debilitating peripheral neuropathies that greatly diminish patients’...



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