Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Lysophosphatidic acid and cardiovascular disease risk|
Andrew J. Morris
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2017 -
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Veterans have a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease than the general population. Cardiovascular disease risk is caused by environmental and heritable factors. The broad goal of our research is to understand how these factors interact to determine overall disease risk. In current funding period of this award we studied how heritable variants of the PLPP3 gene encoding lipid phosphate phosphatase 3 (LPP3) associate with heritable coronary artery disease risk. We showed that disease risk ass...
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