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This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2016
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Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
To identify new genetic loci regulating blood pressure in hypertensive rats and in case-controls from relevant human populations. The study consists of a four 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 Hypertension

Study Type: Observational

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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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00005268

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Aravinda Chakravarti Case Western Reserve University
OverallOfficial: Richard Cooper Loyola University
OverallOfficial: Howard Jacob Medical College of Wisconsin
OverallOfficial: Nicholas Schork Case Western Reserve University
OverallOfficial: Alan Weder University of Michigan
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Koike G, Miano JM, Vanvooren P, Shiozawa M, Szpirer C, Jacob HJ. Mapping of the rat SM22 gene to chromosome 8q24: a candidate for high blood pressure and cardiac hypertrophy. Mamm Genome. 1998 Jan;9(1):76-7.
Innes BA, McLaughlin MG, Kapuscinski MK, Jacob HJ, Harrap SB. Independent genetic susceptibility to cardiac hypertrophy in inherited hypertension. Hypertension. 1998 Mar;31(3):741-6.
Young EA, Nesse RM, Weder A, Julius S. Anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity in the Tecumseh population. J Hypertens. 1998 Dec;16(12 Pt 1):1727-33.
Halushka MK, Fan JB, Bentley K, Hsie L, Shen N, Weder A, Cooper R, Lipshutz R, Chakravarti A. Patterns of single-nucleotide polymorphisms in candidate genes for blood-pressure homeostasis. Nat Genet. 1999 Jul;22(3):239-47.
Province MA, Boerwinkle E, Chakravarti A, Cooper R, Fornage M, Leppert M, Risch N, Ranade K. Lack of association of the angiotensinogen-6 polymorphism with blood pressure levels in the comprehensive NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program. National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. J Hypertens. 2000 Jul;18(7):867-76.
Stoll M, Kwitek-Black AE, Cowley AW Jr, Harris EL, Harrap SB, Krieger JE, Printz MP, Provoost AP, Sassard J, Jacob HJ. New target regions for human hypertension via comparative genomics. Genome Res. 2000 Apr;10(4):473-82.
Fan JB, Chen X, Halushka MK, Berno A, Huang X, Ryder T, Lipshutz RJ, Lockhart DJ, Chakravarti A. Parallel genotyping of human SNPs using generic high-density oligonucleotide tag arrays. Genome Res. 2000 Jun;10(6):853-60.
Cowley AW Jr, Roman RJ, Kaldunski ML, Dumas P, Dickhout JG, Greene AS, Jacob HJ. Brown Norway chromosome 13 confers protection from high salt to consomic Dahl S rat. Hypertension. 2001 Feb;37(2 Pt 2):456-61.
Zhu X, Cooper RS, Luke A, Chen G, Wu X, Kan D, Chakravarti A, Weder A. A genome-wide scan for obesity in African-Americans. Diabetes. 2002 Feb;51(2):541-4. Erratum in: Diabetes 2003 Jan;52(1):223.
Wu X, Cooper RS, Borecki I, Hanis C, Bray M, Lewis CE, Zhu X, Kan D, Luke A, Curb D. A combined analysis of genomewide linkage scans for body mass index from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program. Am J Hum Genet. 2002 May;70(5):1247-56. Epub 2002 Mar 28.
Glidden DV, Liang KY. Ascertainment adjustment in complex diseases. Genet Epidemiol. 2002 Oct;23(3):201-8.
Lalouel JM. Large-scale search for genes predisposing to essential hypertension. Am J Hypertens. 2003 Feb;16(2):163-6. Review.
Shaw SH, Carrasquillo MM, Kashuk C, Puffenberger EG, Chakravarti A. Allele frequency distributions in pooled DNA samples: applications to mapping complex disease genes. Genome Res. 1998 Feb;8(2):111-23.
Wu X, Cooper RS, Boerwinkle E, Turner ST, Hunt S, Myers R, Olshen RA, Curb D, Zhu X, Kan D, Luke A. Combined analysis of genomewide scans for adult height: results from the NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program. Eur J Hum Genet. 2003 Mar;11(3):271-4.
Thiel BA, Chakravarti A, Cooper RS, Luke A, Lewis S, Lynn A, Tiwari H, Schork NJ, Weder AB. A genome-wide linkage analysis investigating the determinants of blood pressure in whites and African Americans. Am J Hypertens. 2003 Feb;16(2):151-3.
Barkley RA, Chakravarti A, Cooper RS, Ellison RC, Hunt SC, Province MA, Turner ST, Weder AB, Boerwinkle E; Family Blood Pressure Program. Positional identification of hypertension susceptibility genes on chromosome 2. Hypertension. 2004 Feb;43(2):477-82. Epub 2004 Jan 19.
Falush D, Stephens M, Pritchard JK. Inference of population structure using multilocus genotype data: linked loci and correlated allele frequencies. Genetics. 2003 Aug;164(4):1567-87.
Zhu X, Chang YP, Yan D, Weder A, Cooper R, Luke A, Kan D, Chakravarti A. Associations between hypertension and genes in the renin-angiotensin system. Hypertension. 2003 May;41(5):1027-34. Epub 2003 Apr 14.
Morrison AC, Cooper R, Hunt S, Lewis CE, Luke A, Mosley TH, Boerwinkle E. Genome scan for hypertension in nonobese African Americans: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program. Am J Hypertens. 2004 Sep;17(9):834-8.
Lin S, Chakravarti A, Cutler DJ. Haplotype and missing data inference in nuclear families. Genome Res. 2004 Aug;14(8):1624-32. Epub 2004 Jul 15.
Zhu X, Cooper RS, Elston RC. Linkage analysis of a complex disease through use of admixed populations. Am J Hum Genet. 2004 Jun;74(6):1136-53. Epub 2004 May 6.
Arking DE, Chugh SS, Chakravarti A, Spooner PM. Genomics in sudden cardiac death. Circ Res. 2004 Apr 2;94(6):712-23. Review.
Tang H, Quertermous T, Rodriguez B, Kardia SL, Zhu X, Brown A, Pankow JS, Province MA, Hunt SC, Boerwinkle E, Schork NJ, Risch NJ. Genetic structure, self-identified race/ethnicity, and confounding in case-control association studies. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Feb;76(2):268-75. Epub 2004 Dec 29.
An P, Freedman BI, Hanis CL, Chen YD, Weder AB, Schork NJ, Boerwinkle E, Province MA, Hsiung CA, Wu X, Quertermous T, Rao DC. Genome-wide linkage scans for fasting glucose, insulin, and insulin resistance in the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program: evidence of linkages to chromosome 7q36 and 19q13 from meta-analysis. Diabetes. 2005 Mar;54(3):909-14.
Zhu X, Luke A, Cooper RS, Quertermous T, Hanis C, Mosley T, Gu CC, Tang H, Rao DC, Risch N, Weder A. Admixture mapping for hypertension loci with genome-scan markers. Nat Genet. 2005 Feb;37(2):177-81. Epub 2005 Jan 23.
Jorgenson E, Tang H, Gadde M, Province M, Leppert M, Kardia S, Schork N, Cooper R, Rao DC, Boerwinkle E, Risch N. Ethnicity and human genetic linkage maps. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Feb;76(2):276-90. Epub 2004 Dec 30.
Kraja AT, Rao DC, Weder AB, Mosley TH, Turner ST, Hsiung CA, Quertermous T, Cooper R, Curb JD, Province MA. An evaluation of the metabolic syndrome in a large multi-ethnic study: the Family Blood Pressure Program. Nutr Metab (Lond). 2005 Aug 2;2:17.
Klos KL, Kardia SL, Hixson JE, Turner ST, Hanis C, Boerwinkle E, Sing CF. Linkage analysis of plasma ApoE in three ethnic groups: multiple genes with context-dependent effects. Ann Hum Genet. 2005 Mar;69(Pt 2):157-67.
Bielinski SJ, Lynch AI, Miller MB, Weder A, Cooper R, Oberman A, Chen YD, Turner ST, Fornage M, Province M, Arnett DK. Genome-wide linkage analysis for loci affecting pulse pressure: the Family Blood Pressure Program. Hypertension. 2005 Dec;46(6):1286-93. Epub 2005 Nov 14.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1152
5U01HL054512 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Submitted: May 25, 2000
First Posted: May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted: August 8, 2016
Last Verified: August 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases

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