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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Wearable CO2 Removal Device for Veteran Rehabilitation from Lung Disease
Principal Investigator:

Joseph A. Potkay

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2019 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $84,722
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Veterans are three times more likely than the general population to develop chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), the fourth leading cause of US death. Current therapies are principally palliative, and have limited ability to restore Veterans to a sustained better quality of life. The goal of this work is to improving Veteran rehabilitation from lung disease by developing a novel artificial lung (AL) device which is optimized for CO2 removal. Recently, we developed an AL design based on...

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