Talk to the Veterans Crisis Line now
U.S. flag
An official website of the United States government

Office of Research & Development

print icon sign up for VA Research updates

Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX003284-05A2
Title: Mechanisms of Ventilatory Adaptations to Chronic Hypercapnia
Principal Investigator:

Hubert V. Forster

Location: Milwaukee, WI
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $246,425
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,222,395
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
Go To NIH RePORTER


Excerpt:

Chronic lung or neuromuscular diseases impair gas exchange leading to chronic hypercapnia (CH). CH is unfortunately common in the Veteran’s Affairs patient population, and is associated with poor long-term prognoses, higher mortality rates and reduced cognitive function. While systemic physiologic adaptations may limit the negative consequences of CH, patients with CH may be predisposed to pathological maladaptive responses to acute-on-chronic exacerbations thereof, especially within CNS network...



Questions about the R&D website? Email the Web Team.

Any health information on this website is strictly for informational purposes and is not intended as medical advice. It should not be used to diagnose or treat any condition.