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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Chronic Lung Disease and COVID-19: Understanding Severity, Recovery and Rehabilitation Needs (LAUREL Study)
Principal Investigator:

Kristina Crothers

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2021 - December 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $234,851
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


SARS-CoV-2 (SARS2) infection, which leads to COVID-19, is a global pandemic. Chronic lung disease (CLD), particularly chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), has emerged as a risk factor for infection and severity of COVID-19. Currently, very little is known of the long-term consequences of COVID-19 and how factors such as CLD, other comorbidities and social determinants of health (SDOH) influence the trajectory of recovery in survivors. While similar complications for COVID-19 survivors a...

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