The Epidemiology of Stress and the Metabolic Syndrome

Published: March 15th, 2012

Category: Pepper Projects

PI: Pahor, Marco, MD
Funding Agency: NIH
Agency Project Number: R01HL072972
Start Date: Oct 1, 2005
End Date: Aug 31, 2008
Study Goals:

This project uses epidemiological databases to explore the association between stress and the metabolic syndrome in older adults, and investigates biological mechanisms underlying this link.

Key Personnel:

Marco Pahor, MD
Stephen Kritchevsky, PhD
Barbara Nicklas, PhD, MS
Brenda Penninx, PhD
Johannes Smit, PhD