Genome-wide association studies of biomedical traits and endophenotypes for complex disease [ 2009 - 2012 ]

Also known as: Genetics and prediction of complex disease risk

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Researchers: Dr Beben Benyamin (Principal investigator)

Brief description The burden of common complex diseases, such as cardiovascular disease is substantial to the health care system. These diseases are caused by genes and environments as well as their interactions. The proposed project will identify genes affecting the susceptibility of individuals to complex diseases. Discovery of such genes will be important for their diagnosis, prevention and treatment and may serve as an important resource for future personalized medicine.

Funding Amount $AUD 295,804.35

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes Peter Doherty Biomedical ECF

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