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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001944-01A1
Title: Central Sleep Apnea: Physiologic Mechanisms to Inform Treatment
Principal Investigator:

M. Safwan Badr

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $191,815
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,125,820
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Effective treatment of central apnea remains elusive. This project is focused on identifying mechanistic pathways to guide future therapeutic interventions for central sleep apnea (CSA) based on the strong premise that multi-modality therapy - aiming to normalize respiration- is the requisite path to mitigating the long-term adverse consequences of CSA. Our central hypothesis is that CSA reflects a combination of physiologic perturbations and may require combined modality therapy targeting diffe...



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