Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| CMA:Pulmonary and Systemic Effects of Deployment Related Particulate Matter Exposures|
Christine H Wendt
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| January 2020 -
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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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