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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

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 2023 Funding Amount: $90,684
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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