Mechanistic Approach to Preventing Atrophy and Restoring Function in Older Adults

In this subcontract with the University of Oregon, scientists are investigating the role for essential amino acids (EAA) as a therapy to prevent muscle atrophy following total knee arthroplasty.
Details

The purpose of this grant is to define a role for essential amino acids (EAA) as a therapy to prevent muscle atrophy, preserve strength, and accelerate recovery following total knee arthroplasty.

PROJECT PERIOD

5/15/14 - 2/28/19

FUNDING AGENCY

National Institute on Aging (NIA)