Gene Polymorphisms and Prevention of Disability

Published: March 15th, 2012

Category: Projects

PI: Pahor, Marco, MD
Funding Agency: National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging
Agency Project Number: 7R01AG18702-04
Start Date: Aug 15, 2001
End Date: Jun 30, 2006
Study Goals:

The major goals of this project are to explore the interactions of polymorphisms of the angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) and cytokines genes with behavior and medication use in determining physical function outcomes in older persons.

Key Personnel:

Marco Pahor, MD
Matteo Cesari, MD, PhD
Jingzhong Ding, PhD
Barbara Nicklas, PhD, MS