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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: CSRD Research Career Scientist Award Application
Principal Investigator:

Jason H. Mateika

Location: Allen Park, MI
Congressional District Code: 13
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2027
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $115,969
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is higher in Veterans compared to the general populace and the occurrence is increased further in Veterans with spinal cord injury. Thus, OSA is a major health concern in the Veteran population. Adjustments in the neural modulation of the arousal threshold (AT), chemoreflex sensitivity to hypoxia and hypercapnia (CS) and upper airway patency are three critical factors that contribute to exacerbation of sleep apnea. The exact neuromodulators that co...

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