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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Bright Light Therapy for residual daytime symptoms associated with obstructive sleep apnea
Principal Investigator:

Isabella Soreca

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $96,521
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Sleep apnea is one of the most common chronic condition among US military veterans, causing significant detriment to function and quality of life. Persistent daytime symptoms of sleepiness and depression in individuals with obstructive sleep apnea who are using Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) are associated with adverse long term medical and functional outcomes. CPAP treatment, while effective at correcting respiratory events and night time blood oxygen saturation levels, does not nec...

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