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Associations between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate endpoints in an adult Indigenous population [ 2010 - 2015 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/627100]

Researchers: Prof Lisa Jamieson (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Michael Skilton

Brief description The relationship between periodontal disease and cardiovascular surrogate endpoints, both of which are high among the Indigenous Australian population, is established. This study seeks to explore the prevalence of cardiovascular surrogate endpoints among this population with periodontal disease, and to determine if implementation of a periodontal intervention leads to improved cardiovascular risk outcomes. There may be benefit in applying this model to other areas of Indigenous health research.

Funding Amount $AUD 1,346,328.17

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes New Investigator Grant

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