A novel optical stimulation method for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Treatment [ 2018 - 2020 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers: Prof Lynne Bilston (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Peter Burke Dr Simon Mcmullan

Brief description This project aims to develop and characterize a novel optogenetic pharyngeal stimulation system to dilate the upper airway using a light stimulus. This will provide proof-of-concept for a new minimally invasive treatment option for obstructive sleep apnoea.

Funding Amount $AUD 518,065.27

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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