Mendelian randomization to causally infer the impact of life-long vitamin D deficiency on Cardiovascular disease and death: implications for community-based cardiovascular prevention


Grant Data
Project Title
Mendelian randomization to causally infer the impact of life-long vitamin D deficiency on Cardiovascular disease and death: implications for community-based cardiovascular prevention
Principal Investigator
Professor Tse, Hung Fat   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Sham Pak Chung   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Cowling Benjamin John   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Jiang Chao-Qiang   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Cheng Kar Keung   (Co-Investigator)
Professor Lam Tai Hing   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Schooling Catherine Mary   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Thomas G.Neil   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Chan Yap Hang   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
42
Start Date
2012-10-01
Completion Date
2016-03-31
Amount
999000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
vitamin D deficiency, cardiovascular disease, arterial stiffness, mendelian randomization, genetic polymorphisms, mortality
Discipline
Others - Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Panel
Medicine
HKU Project Code
10111531
Grant Type
Health and Medical Research Fund - Full Grant
Funding Year
2012/2013
Status
On-going