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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Defining Breath VOC Biomarkers to Improve Respiratory Health of Exposed Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Nicholas Kenyon

Location: Martinez, CA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: September 2020 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $154,300
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The goal of this resubmitted application is to define signature exhaled breath volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in veterans exposed to toxicants and to develop an effective portable exhaled breath health monitoring system for soldiers at risk of developing respiratory disease. This project will bring a suite of portable sensors forward into use with the aim of supporting large scale epidemiological studies in military respiratory health. Specifically, our proposal responds to the call for resea...

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