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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2CX001262-01A1
Title: Clinical safety and efficacy of pharmacogenetics in Veteran care
Principal Investigator:

Jason L Vassy

Location: Boston, MA
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2016 - December 2020
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $69,376
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,231,062
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Despite the hope that pharmacogenomics (PGx) will improve the risk-benefit ratio of certain medications, there is little empiric evidence about how PGx might impact patient outcomes such as drug safety and effectiveness. The research activities in this career development award will use simvastatin PGx as a model of the impact of genomic medicine on patient outcomes. Statins are cholesterol-lowering medications that have dramatically reduced the ri...



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