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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: HIF-Mediated Detrimental Consequences of Chronic Intermittent Hypoxia
Principal Investigator:

Josef T. Prchal

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2017 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $41,250
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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