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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Precision Cardio-Metabolic Phenotyping for Genetic Discovery and Risk Prediction
Principal Investigator:

Scott Damrauer

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2018 - June 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $386,054
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) are among the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in US Veterans, as well as the US population at large. T2D is a widely-recognized risk factor for CVD, and T2D leads to worse CVD outcomes. However, there remains considerable clinical heterogeneity among individuals with T2D. Even among individuals with apparently similar glycemic control, there is significant variability with respect to who will develop CVD. To develop more effective...

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