Three generations of participants.
The dedication of our thousands of participants has made, and continues to make, our rigorous epidemiologic research possible.
In 1948, the Framingham Heart Study embarked on an ambitious project in health research to identify the common factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease by following its development over a long period of time in a large group of participants. >>
Phillip Wolf, MD, Principal Investigator, and Dan Levy, MD, Director, with the staff of the Framingham Heart Study.
Genomic Research at the Framingham Heart Study (SHARe Study)
Recently the Honorable Michael O. Leavitt, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, expressed the nation's appreciation to participants of the Framaingham Heart Study. Their many years of dedication has made possible the SHARe (SNP Health Association Research) project, the new state of the art phase of scientific discovery previously announced in the Winter 2007 newsletter. The SHARe project was officially launched with a nationwide presentation in Washington on October 1, 2007.
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