National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Twin Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: May 2000

To assess genetic effects on the variation of cardiovascular and pulmonary risk factors in a cohort of 514 pairs of white male veteran twins.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Lung Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Ischemia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History

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

Study Start Date: July 1969
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 1998
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005124

Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigator: Nemat Borhani
Investigator: Dorit Carmelli
Investigator: Margaret Chesney
Investigator: Joe Christian
Investigator: Gary Friedman
Investigator: Marshall Greenberg
Investigator: Clarence Grimm
Investigator: Ray Rosenman
Investigator: Makinodan Takashi
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No publications provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00005124     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 903
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on March 30, 2015