Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors, Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction, and Genetics in the Million Veteran Program|
Peter W. Wilson
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2019 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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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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