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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Automated control of artificial lung systems to meet patient metabolic needs
Principal Investigator:

Joseph A. Potkay

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: November 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $80,883
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Tens of thousands of Americans and Veterans with end stage lung disease (ESLD) are not candidates for lung transplant and thus are doomed to suffer a long and miserable death from dyspnea, limitation of activity, and eventually total respiratory failure. The long-term goal of this technology-development project is to improve rehabilitation from lung disease by developing artificial lung systems that automatically and rapidly compensate for the changing respiratory and metabolic needs of the pati...

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