Disclosure of grants and contributions awards

Fiscal Year 2017-2018

3rd quarter

Recipient Name:University of Waterloo
Location:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Date:2017-12-29
Value:$798,294.00
Type:Contribution
Purpose:Vascular Aging Building on previous work (Vascular, Vascular Echo), this experiment will study the roles of weightlessness, nutrition, physical activity and radiation on the cardiovascular system and the onset of insulin resistance on orbit. The study will contribute to the development of countermeasures to maintain astronaut health during long space flights and will help improve health and quality of life here on earth.
Comments:The amount allocated covers more than one fiscal year. This divulgation is late, project started in August 2017.