Accession Number:

ADA588956

Title:

Molecular and Clinical Based Cardiovascular Care Program

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 25 Jul 2005 - 31 Dec 2006

Corporate Author:

HENRY M JACKSON FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MILITARY MEDICINE ROCKVILLE MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2007-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

The primary mission of the Military Molecular Medicine Initiative MMMI, a congressionally-supported military-civilian collaboration between WRMC, Windber Medical Center WMC Windber Research Institute WRI is to 1 Teach, implement and study lifestyle changes added to the best medical practices that promote cardiovascular health 2 Identify patients at risk earlier by characterizing cardiovascular disease at the molecular disease stage and identify biomarkers predictive of sub-clinical CVD and 3 Relate genomicproteomic changes to the evolution of CVD risk factors in response to lifestyle changes in an effort to prevent, arrest or reverse CVD.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE