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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Diabetic Complications and Genetic Variants in the Million Veterans Program
Principal Investigator:

Lawrence S. Phillips

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2018 - December 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $75,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


We propose to undertake analyses within the Million Veterans Program (MVP) database to Assess Associations between Diabetic Complications and Genetic Variants. Aim 1 involves Database Development that will create a virtual baseline examination linking MVP data to VAMC outpatient visits, and, when appropriate, VAMC hospitalizations, using the electronic health record. We will conduct cutting edge Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) of common (CVAS) and rare (RVAS) variants. The outcomes invest...

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