Family Blood Pressure Program - GENOA

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00005269
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2008
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Hypertension Coronary Arteriosclerosis

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Study Type : Observational
Study Start Date : September 1995
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00005269

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Eric Boerwinkle University of Texas
OverallOfficial: Robert Ferrell University of Pittsburgh
OverallOfficial: Craig Hanis University of Texas
OverallOfficial: Sharon Kardia University of Michigan
OverallOfficial: Thomas Mosley University of Mississippi Medical Center
OverallOfficial: Stephen Turner Mayo Clinic


Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00005269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1153
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2008
Last Verified: August 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Coronary Disease