Shannon Moonah, MD, Awarded an R01 Grant from the NIH for Wound Healing Research

August 18, 2022 by jta6n@virginia.edu

Shannon Moonah, MD. UVA Assistant Professor of MedicineShannon Moonah, MD, ScM, an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine, was awarded an R01 grant from the NIH to study mucosal wound healing. The mucosal epithelial barrier becomes disrupted in many conditions such as infections, inflammatory bowel diseases, surgical procedures, trauma, ischemia, radiation, and chemotherapy. A better understanding of wound closure mechanisms may ultimately lead to effective mucosal healing therapies, improving the quality of life for many people.

Read more about Dr. Moonah’s research: https://med.virginia.edu/faculty/faculty-listing/sm5fe/

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