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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Intermittent hypoxia initiated plasticity in humans: A multi-pronged therapeutic approach to treat sleep apnea and overlapping co-morbidities.
Principal Investigator:

Jason H. Mateika

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $59,084
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Abstract The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is high in the Veteran population and the prevalence is increased further in Veterans with spinal cord injury. If not treated promptly, OSA may result in the development of numerous cardiovascular, neurocognitive and metabolic abnormalities. Thus, OSA is a major health concern in the Veteran population. However, treatment of OSA in many cases does not lead to significant improvements in outcome measures. This inadequacy may be a consequen...

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