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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01BX004821-01A1
Title: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction, and Genetics in the Million Veteran Program
Principal Investigator:

Peter W. Wilson

Location: Decatur, GA
Congressional District Code: 4
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$651,800
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk estimation has historically focused on outpatient data from whites according to age, sex, LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C), HDL-cholesterol (HDL-C), diabetes, smoking, and blood pressure (BP) information. Risk factors (RFs) and overall CVD risk are associated with genetic variations in genome-wide association studies (GWAS), and phenotypes have largely been based on single RF measurements using a Framingham approach. Previous research has focused on European Americans (E...



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