Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Military Service, Occupational Exposure, and Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk in Veterans|
||San Francisco, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| January 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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This investigation tests the hypothesis that military occupation-specific exposures to silica and other inorganic dusts are associated with the prospective development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other rheumatic autoimmune diseases. There is ample support for this hypothesis from studies of civilian populations exposed to silica and other inorganic dusts, but this has never been studied in the military occupational context. The overarching Study Aim is to estimate the risk of rheumatoid art...
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