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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Thrombogenic susceptibility in middle aged Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Sanjana Dayal

Location: Iowa City, IA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2020 - June 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $287,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


A primary cause of morbidity and mortality in the elderly is thrombotic complications, including myocardial infarction and stroke, and these events are the leading cause of hospitalization in Veteran Health Administration (VA) system. However, the mechanisms of thrombosis due to aging are understudied in VA patients. Secondly, risk factors that are encountered during mid- life may exacerbate outcome or lead to an early event in life. For example, due to obesity endemic the incidence of pre-diabe...

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