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Funded Projects

During the initial grant cycle, the ZOLL Foundation awarded $72,000 to support research projects.

The Foundation awarded the following grants:

  • $23,980 to the University of Pittsburgh, pursuant to an application submitted by Jonathan Elmer, MD. Dr. Elmer will use this funding to study brain oxygenation after cardiac arrest in a large animal model of asphyxia cardiac arrest.
  • $17,920 to the University of Pennsylvania, pursuant to an application submitted by Aaron Donoghue, MD, MSCE. Dr. Donoghue will use this funding to implement a multicenter registry for pediatric emergency department (ED) resuscitations focusing on CPR and tracheal intubation performance in a group of tertiary pediatric EDs using video recording of resuscitative care.
  • $30,100 to the University of Toronto, pursuant to an application submitted by Timothy Chan, PhD. Dr. Chan will use this funding to evaluate the placement of public access automated external defibrillators using a validated mathematical model that accounts for the impact of hours of operation.

Photograph courtesy of Laerdal Medical

Promoting CPR and resuscitation technology and associated science-inspired therapies can improve survival.