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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Transcriptional Control of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
Principal Investigator:

Grant Barish

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $167,600
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Skeletal muscle atrophy results from insufficient nutrition, aging, certain medications, and a wide range of medical illnesses including cancer, diabetes mellitus, heart or renal failure, and acute or chronic infections. It is linked to increased disability, morbidity, as well as mortality, afflicts millions of Americans, and accounts for tens of billions of dollars in annual healthcare costs. Moreover, veterans are projected to have an increased prevalence of muscle atrophy compared to the gene...

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