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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CMA:Pulmonary and Systemic Effects of Deployment Related Particulate Matter Exposures
Principal Investigator:

Christine H Wendt

Location: Minneapolis, MN
Congressional District Code: 5
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $42,016
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Military personnel deployed to Southeast Asia (SA) report increased respiratory symptoms. Unique to SA deployment is a history of exposure to high levels of airborne particulate matter ≤ 2.5 µm in diameter (PM2.5) consisting of seasonal dust storms, burn-pit smoke, and unregulated industrial and vehicular pollutants. Objective findings among returning Veterans are limited, therefore, the VA Cooperative Study #595 Service and Health Among Deployed Veterans (SHADE) was funded to assess satellite c...

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