Sharon L. R. Kardia

Genetic Mechanisms of Arteriosclerosis in Hypertensive Sibships

Research Project Description
Sharon L. R. Kardia, Lawrence F. Bielak, Patricia A. Peyser, Jennifer A. Smith

In this project we will use state-of-the-art exome-wide association study (EWAS) to identify the genetic mutations that make some families have a very high risk of developing heart attacks, strokes, dementia, and kidney disease because of arteriosclerosis.

Funding:
National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute
(1 R01 HL 119443 01 A1)

Funding Period: 9/1/2014 to 6/30/2019