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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004557-01
Title: Deciphering Genetic and Environmental Influences on Visual Disorders in the Million Veteran Program
Principal Investigator:

Neal S. Peachey

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2019 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $154,689
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$643,313
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Abstract The VA Million Veteran Program (MVP) provides access to genotyping and longitudinal clinical data for more than 616,000 Veterans, thereby offering an unparalleled opportunity to define the genetic basis of complex diseases. In this project, we will examine age-related eye conditions that are of high relevance to the Veterans Health Administration (primary open angle glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, cataract, myopia, aqueous tear deficiency) that are p...



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