Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Advancing Non-Invasive Diagnostics and Treatments of Deployment-Related Chronic Lung Disease in Gulf War Veterans|
John J Osterholzer
||Ann Arbor, MI
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2020 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Rationale. An increased incidence of respiratory complaints has been identified in Veterans of the Gulf War (GW) [and post-9/11 conflicts. An inhalational injury is suspected given numerous potential exposures to airway toxins. A landmark study (1) in 2011 described a cohort of post-9/11 soldiers with unexplained dyspnea and impaired exercise tolerance that underwent surgical lung biopsy; findings showed evidence of chronic inflammation surrounding thickened fibrotic bronchioles referred to as d...
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