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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Toward 3D printed microfluidic artificial lungs for veteran rehabilitation
Principal Investigator:

Joseph A. Potkay

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The long-term goal of this technology development project is improve the rehabilitation of veterans suffering from lung diseases through the development of the first truly portable, biocompatible, artificial lung capable of short and long term respiratory support. Artificial lungs are currently used to rehabilitate lung disease patients; however, significant advances in gas exchange, biocompatibility, and portability are required to fully realize their potential. Microfluidic artificial lungs pr...

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