Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Pulmonary Vascular Dysfunction after Deployment-Related Exposures|
Michael J Falvo
||East Orange, NJ
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| April 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Military environmental exposures are pervasive in Iraq and Afghanistan, including particulate air pollution levels that are 10 times higher than urban cities in the United States. Although a causal relationship is unclear, respiratory symptoms are frequently reported both during and following deployment, and deployment to Iraq or Afghanistan is associated with an increased risk of respiratory conditions. Despite the presence of symptoms, the majority of Veterans have normal lung volumes and airf...
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