Projects and Grants

Principal Investigator: Michael Lipkowitz
Title: The AASK Cohort Study
Grant Agency: NIH
Project Period: 7/1/05-6/30/2007

Principal Investigator: Michael Lipkowitz
Title: Proteomic Predictors Of AASK Renal Disease Progression
Grant Agency: NIH
Project Period: 6/1/04-5/31/06

Principal Investigator: Elizabeth S. Ommen
Title: Impact of Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring on Living Kidney Donation Major Goals: To assess whether ambulatory blood pressure monitoring increases the number of potential living kidney donations and whether donation affects diurnal BP patterns
Grant Agency: GCRC Clinical Research Feasibility Fund Award

Principal Investigator: Mohammed Rafey
Title: Combination of Allopurinol and Thiazides in the Control of Hypertension
Grant Agency: GCRC Clinical Research Feasibility Fund Award

24 hr Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring: We can perform 24 hr ABPM for research studies or, for clinical purposes, through the Faculty Practice Associates.

We are the DNA and leukocyte repository for the African American Study of Kidney Disease and Hypertension.