Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Clinical safety and efficacy of pharmacogenetics in Veteran care|
Jason L Vassy
|Congressional District Code:
||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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