Task Effects of Space Radiation on the Function of Human Brain Capillaries and the Blood-brain-barrier: Implications for Neurodegenerative Disorders (Completed)
Last Published:  07/29/22 01:33:24 PM (Central)
Short Title: SR Brain Capillary
Responsible HRP Element: Space Radiation
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Funding Status: Completed - Task completed and produced a deliverable
Procurement Mechanism(s):
  1. We propose to investigate the effects of space radiation on angiogenesis and BBB function using human brain blood vessel cells in 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional tissue models.
  2. Since the brain vascular system is essentially an integrated multi-cell system we also propose to utilize other human brain cell types in tissue models to create the most realistic human vessel model possible.
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