Nicholas Jendzjowsky

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Recent Research Projects

Carotid body potentiation in sleep apnea: identification of novel causes and solutions

2016/17-2019/20 • $613,511 • PI,CO
Sleep apnea is a serious respiratory disease affecting millions of Canadians. Medical devices for the treatment of sleep apnea continue to improve. However, the ability to comply with device-based treatments over long periods remains mixed. Sensory organs in the neck, the carotid bodies, are...

Novel treatment to reduce allergen-induced acute bronchoconstriction and chronic inflammation of asthmatic airways

2019/20 • $139,931 • PI,CO
The airways of asthma patients are sensitive to inhaled allergens, like pollen. Long term allergen exposure increases lung inflammation and sensitization; once sensitized, exposure can trigger acute asthmatic attacks involving intense anxiety, airway narrowing, impaired breathing and, in severe...