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Abundant research at multiple levels indicates that estrogen- and androgen-based therapies in aging women and men, respectively, have therapeutic efficacy in reducing risk of Alzheimer and vascular diseases. This project will identify novel mimetics of estrogen (NeurosERMs) and androgens (NeurosARMs) for translational purposes that will protect the brain and vasculature but lack deleterious effects of reproductive tissues.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
2P50AG005142-26A1
Application #
8013752
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1-ZIJ-4 (J2))
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2010-07-01
Budget End
2012-03-31
Support Year
26
Fiscal Year
2010
Total Cost
$219,038
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Southern California
Department
Type
DUNS #
072933393
City
Los Angeles
State
CA
Country
United States
Zip Code
90089
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