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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Genetics of Cardiometabolic Diseases in the VA Population
Principal Investigator:

Philip S. Tsao

Location: Palo Alto, CA
Congressional District Code: 18
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Cardiometabolic disorders including obesity, insulin resistance, related dyslipidemia, and type 2 diabetes (T2DM) are highly prevalent among U.S. Veterans and serve as major factors in the development of heart, vascular and liver diseases. We have assembled a multi-disciplinary research team from multiple VA and academic medical centers with expertise in cardiovascular and metabolic disease, clinical and epidemiological research, EHR based research methods, genetic epidemiology, and statistical...

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