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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: The epigenetics of exercise and physical activity in COPD
Principal Investigator:

Emily S Wan

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2016 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $186,467
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is highly prevalent among U.S. Veterans and is a significant source of morbidity and mortality. Patients with COPD frequently have reduced exercise capacity (defined as a patient's maximal capacity to perform work) and levels of physical activity (a term frequently used to describe a patient's typical daily level of activity). Reduced exercise capacity and physical activity are correlated with significant clinical outcomes, such as disability, all-cau...

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