Family Blood Pressure Program - GENOA

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: August 20, 2008
Last verified: August 2008

To localize, identify, and evaluate common polymorphic variation in genes involved in determining interindividual differences in blood pressure (BP) levels and essential hypertension status in three racial groups: African-Americans, Mexican-Americans, and Non-Hispanic Whites. The study consists of a six grant network, which in turn is part of an NHLBI initiative, the Family Blood Pressure Program (FBPP) consisting of four networks.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Arteriosclerosis

Study Type: Observational

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 1995
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005269

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigator: Eric Boerwinkle University of Texas
Investigator: Robert Ferrell University of Pittsburgh
Investigator: Craig Hanis University of Texas
Investigator: Sharon Kardia University of Michigan
Investigator: Thomas Mosley University of Mississippi Medical Center
Investigator: Stephen Turner Mayo Clinic
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1153
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: August 20, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Coronary Disease processed this record on April 15, 2014