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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Effects of Chronic Pain, Dyspnea, and Physical Activity Promotion on Functional Connectivity of the Brain in COPD
Principal Investigator:

Marilyn L Moy

Location: Brockton, MA
Congressional District Code: 8
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2023
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


COPD is the nation's third leading cause of death and affects up to 11% of all VA healthcare patients. Patients with COPD experience significant dyspnea despite optimization of medical therapy. In addition, over half of patients with COPD experience chronic pain--largely musculoskeletal pain. Clinically, in patients who suffer from both chronic pain and dyspnea, it is difficult to distinguish a patient's perception of one symptom modulated by the other. Novel objective diagnostic tools are neede...

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