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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001845-01A1
Title: IODINE EXCESS, THYROID DYSFUNCTION, CARDIOVASCULAR OUTCOMES, AND MORTALITY AMONG U.S. VETERANS
Principal Investigator:

Angela M Leung

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: January 2020 - December 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $198,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$693,400
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The research proposal will examine the associations between excess iodine exposure (from iodinated radiologic contrast agents) and iodine-induced thyroid dysfunction, cardiovascular outcomes, and mortality among Veterans. Iodine is a micronutrient required for thyroid hormone production, which in turn is important for overall metabolism (regulation of oxygen consumption and actions of protein, carbohydrate, lipid, and vitamin use) and has effects on mood, cognition, the heart, muscle, and bone....



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