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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: COVID-19: Role of naive T cells, Age associated T cell senescence, and Dysfunctional Immune regulation in host response to SARS-CoV-2
Principal Investigator:

Donald D. Anthony

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $128,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The global pandemic of SARS-CoV-2 presents the unfortunate combination of a highly contagious and highly morbid RNA virus pathogen that is responsible for a world-wide outcome not seen since the 1917-1918 flu pandemic. This highlights the urgent need for a vaccine that prevents or mitigates disease. Understanding the natural host immune response to SARS-CoV-2 as it relates to clinical outcome is at the center of our current needed perspective as we embark on preparing for the very likely, less t...

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