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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Whole Exome Sequencing Study of Early-Onset Ischemic Stroke
Principal Investigator:

Steven J. Kittner

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2020 - September 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $155,285
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Stroke and related diseases consume 5% of Veteran Health Administration (VHA) patient care resources, and about 15,000 Veterans annually receive acute inpatient care for stroke. Genetic association studies based on large samples of carefully phenotyped subjects are potentially powerful tools for better understanding disease etiology as they can highlight biological mechanisms underlying disease and point the way to improved prevention and treatment. Large genome-wide association studies (GWAS) o...

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