Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository (CSP# 585)
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01803854|
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : January 8, 2018
The Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository pilot project collected epidemiological, survey, clinical, and environmental exposure data from Veterans who served during the 1990-1991 Gulf War Era. Approved researchers will be able to use these data and the blood samples to do future research about the health of Gulf War Era Veterans.
During the pilot, the recruitment response rate and processes were assessed. The results revealed several opportunities for improvement. For this reason, CSP 585 research activities transitioned to a qualitative phase to focus more on the Veteran voice. In this stage, research staff spoke with Gulf War Era Veterans through focus groups, interviews, and other activities such as events and meetings to learn more about Veterans' experiences and/or ideas on this and other Gulf War research projects. This phase provided new information that can help researchers create better recruitment processes for future projects involving Gulf War Era Veterans.
For more information on CSP 585, please contact Brian Han at Byungjoo.Han@va.gov.
|Condition or disease|
|Gulf War Era Cohort|
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|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||1275 participants|
|Official Title:||CSP # 585 - Pilot Study: Gulf War Era Cohort and Biorepository|
|Actual Study Start Date :||September 2, 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 30, 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 30, 2018|
Gulf War Era Veterans
All Veterans who served in the uniformed services during 1990-1991 who signed consent forms, completed a survey, and provided a blood sample are included in the cohort.
- The topics that will be measured by the survey are military service, lifestyle behaviors, physical and mental health, and family (including family health). [ Time Frame: 4 years ]Blood specimens and the research database will be made available for a wide range of future genomic and genetic studies, biologic and immunologic research, and epidemiological, clinical, and health services research.
Biospecimen Retention: Samples With DNA
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01803854
|United States, North Carolina|
|Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC|
|Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27705|
|Study Chair:||Dawn Provenzale, MD MS||Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC|