Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| HIF-Mediated Detrimental Consequences of Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia|
Josef T. Prchal
||Salt Lake City, UT
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a term for periods during sleep when breathing is blocked or impeded, is a highly prevalent medical condition, increases with obesity and diabetes, and affects 9-18% of the adult U.S. population. OSA occurs because of recurrent upper airway collapse during sleep leading to reductions in airflow with cyclic changes in body oxygen, and results in a state of chronic intermittent hypoxia. Many essential processes, such as production of red blood cells, energy regulatio...
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