Country: Costa Rica

Genetic Epidemiology of COPD in Costa Rica

This application will examine the genetic factors that influence the development of chronic-obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Hispanics, a minority group at high risk for the disease. To this end, we will concentrate on a genetically isolated Hispanic population with…

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Dietary Fatty Acids, PPAR Activated Genes and CHD

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the major cause of death in most industrialized and developing countries. Links between genetic and dietary factors that modify the risk of CHD should give fundamental insight into its causes and improve population-based CHP prevention…

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