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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Taste Receptor Genetics, The Sinonasal Microbiome and Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Principal Investigator:

Noam A. Cohen

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is one of the most common diseases for which people visit a health care provider and receive antibiotics. Recent studies have reported that veterans deployed to the Iraq or Afghan theaters of operation are twice as likely to develop upper respiratory disorders. Veterans of OEF/OIF presenting with post deployment onset of rhinosinusitis undisputedly recount that their symptoms were initiated within several weeks of being deployed supporting an environmental contributi...

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