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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX003207-01A1
Title: Passive leg movement: A tool to assess vascular health and guide rehabilitation
Principal Investigator:

Russell S. Richardson

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2025
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,199,928
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Current U.S. Veteran demographics reveal an aging population with significant cardiovascular dysfunction. This ultimately manifests as mobility limitation, inactivity, and a subsequent worsening of cardiovascular disease (CVD) that often leads to death. However, despite this clear negative cycle of events, there is not a single clinically accepted, and therefore routinely utilized, method of assessing vascular health. As nitric oxide (NO) is anti-atherogenic and cardioprotective, identifying an...



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