RICHARD STANLEY COOPER

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Health in Cuba
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:817-24. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Measures of health and disease in Africa: are current methods giving us useful information about trends in cardiovascular diseases?
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:270-7. 2013
  4. pmc Blacks and Whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population survey
    Pedro Ordunez
    Project for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:169. 2013
  5. pmc Comparison of SNP-based and gene-based association studies in detecting rare variants using unrelated individuals
    Liping Tong
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    BMC Proc 5:S41. 2011
  6. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
  7. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
  8. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
  9. pmc Rationale and methods of the cardiometabolic Valencian study (Escarval-Risk) for validation of risk scales in Mediterranean patients with hypertension, diabetes or dyslipidemia
    Vicente Gil-Guillen
    University Miguel Hernandez, Department of Clinical Medicine, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:717. 2010
  10. pmc A genome-wide linkage study of GAW15 gene expression data
    Donghui Kan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    BMC Proc 1:S87. 2007

Research Grants

  1. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. HYPERTENSION IN POPULATIONS OF WEST AFRICAN ORIGIN
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. FIELD CENTER - GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004
  5. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003
  6. Improving Hypertension Treatment in Africa
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    RICHARD STANLEY COOPER; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications52

  1. pmc An international comparative study of blood pressure in populations of European vs. African descent
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Med 3:2. 2005
    ..Large surveys now provide new information on this issue...
  2. ncbi request reprint Health in Cuba
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:817-24. 2006
    ..To justify those claims in the arena of international health, an open discussion should take place on the potential lessons to be learned from the Cuban experience...
  3. doi request reprint Measures of health and disease in Africa: are current methods giving us useful information about trends in cardiovascular diseases?
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:270-7. 2013
    ..No immediate remedies to this problem can be identified, however bilateral collaborative efforts to strength local educational institutions and governmental agencies rank as the highest priority for near term development. ..
  4. pmc Blacks and Whites in the Cuba have equal prevalence of hypertension: confirmation from a new population survey
    Pedro Ordunez
    Project for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:169. 2013
    ..While such conditions of racial equality remain uncommon, they may be approximated in Cuba, a country with a persistent policy of social inclusion over the last 5 decades...
  5. pmc Comparison of SNP-based and gene-based association studies in detecting rare variants using unrelated individuals
    Liping Tong
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University, Chicago, IL 60626, USA
    BMC Proc 5:S41. 2011
    ..Finally, we apply these methods to a replicate of the quantitative trait Q1 and the binary trait D (D = 1, affected; D = 0, unaffected) for a genome-wide gene search...
  6. pmc Protocol for the modeling the epidemiologic transition study: a longitudinal observational study of energy balance and change in body weight, diabetes and cardiovascular disease risk
    Amy Luke
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:927. 2011
    ..However there are few empirical data to support the assertion that low levels of energy expenditure in activity is a causal factor in the current obesity epidemic are very limited...
  7. pmc Assessing physical activity and its relationship to cardiovascular risk factors: NHANES 2003-2006
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S, 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:387. 2011
    ..The aims of the current study were to investigate the associations between objectively measured PA and cardiovascular disease risk factors and obesity...
  8. pmc Rapid increases in obesity in Jamaica, compared to Nigeria and the United States
    Ramon A Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:133. 2008
    ..To examine the rate of change across the spectrum of low to high-income countries we compared rates of weight change in samples drawn from three countries, Nigeria, Jamaica and the United States...
  9. pmc Rationale and methods of the cardiometabolic Valencian study (Escarval-Risk) for validation of risk scales in Mediterranean patients with hypertension, diabetes or dyslipidemia
    Vicente Gil-Guillen
    University Miguel Hernandez, Department of Clinical Medicine, San Juan de Alicante, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:717. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc A genome-wide linkage study of GAW15 gene expression data
    Donghui Kan
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    BMC Proc 1:S87. 2007
    ..CONCLUSION : Our analysis suggests that inconsistent results in comparison to the previous report may be due to the different approaches, phenotype transformation, and different pedigree data used in the analyses...
  11. pmc An integrated genome-wide association analysis on rheumatoid arthritis data
    Jun Zhang
    Department of Statistics, University of Chicago, 5734 South University Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637 USA
    BMC Proc 1:S35. 2007
    ..However, the Genetic Analysis Workshop 15 simulation data does not simulate population stratification. All analysis was done without knowledge of the answers...
  12. pmc Use of supplementary phenotype to identify additional rheumatoid arthritis loci in a linkage analysis of 342 UK affected sibling pair families
    Bamidele O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:142. 2009
    ....
  13. pmc Identifying genetic variation affecting a complex trait in simulated data: a comparison of meta-analysis with pooled data analysis
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S97. 2005
    ..Thus, meta-analysis can provide an overall evaluation of linkage and association when the original raw data is not available for combining...
  14. pmc A genome-wide linkage and association study using COGA data
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S128. 2005
    ..We studied alcoholism in 119 families collected by the Collaborative Study on the Genetics of Alcoholism and made available in Genetic Analysis Workshop 14, using genome-wide linkage and association analyses...
  15. doi request reprint Which factors confound or modify the relationship between body weight and mortality?
    R S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S47-51. 2008
    ..A large-scale social experiment is cited that gives some evidence on the effect of a population-wide downward shift in BMI...
  16. pmc Cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors in Cuba: prospects for prevention and control
    Richard S Cooper
    Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Maguire Center, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:94-101. 2006
    ..Cuba provides an important exception, and we sought to use available data to offer insights into the changing patterns of CVD there...
  17. ncbi request reprint Race and IQ: Molecular genetics as deus ex machina
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am Psychol 60:71-6. 2005
    ..By ignoring its cultural meaning the reductionist narrative about race fails--both in the narrow terms of science and as a contribution to the broader social discourse...
  18. ncbi request reprint Should ethnicity serve as the basis for clinical trial design? Diversity and inclusiveness should remain the guiding principles for clinical trials
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Circulation 112:3660-5; discussion 3665-6. 2005
  19. ncbi request reprint Genome scan among Nigerians linking blood pressure to chromosomes 2, 3, and 19
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical School, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    Hypertension 40:629-33. 2002
    ..Study designs that make it possible to confirm these results with association analysis and narrow the genomic interval are needed in order to make progress in this field...
  20. pmc Genome-wide association studies: implications for multiethnic samples
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 17:R151-5. 2008
    ..Great care will need to be devoted to generalizability of association findings to avoid their premature adoption as predictive tests in the face of this widespread heterogeneity...
  21. ncbi request reprint Race and genomics
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:1166-70. 2003
  22. ncbi request reprint High blood pressure: the foundation for epidemic cardiovascular disease in African populations
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:S48-52. 2003
    ..It will be critical to obtain investments in improved surveillance and program-relevant research to provide the evidence base for policy development and effective hypertension prevention and control...
  23. ncbi request reprint Genomics and medicine: distraction, incremental progress, or the dawn of a new age?
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:576-80. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Race, genes, and health--new wine in old bottles?
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 32:23-5. 2003
  25. pmc Relationship between premature mortality and socioeconomic factors in black and white populations of US metropolitan areas
    R S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:464-73. 2001
    ..The primary aim of the analysis was to operationalize the concept of institutional racism in public health...
  26. ncbi request reprint An association study of angiotensinogen polymorphisms with serum level and hypertension in an African-American population
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1847-52. 2003
    ..To evaluate the association of angiotensinogen (AGT) gene with AGT level and hypertension based on the overall genetic variation of the AGT gene in among African-Americans...
  27. pmc A combined analysis of genomewide linkage scans for body mass index from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Blood Pressure Program
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 70:1247-56. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Admixture mapping for hypertension loci with genome-scan markers
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Nat Genet 37:177-81. 2005
    ..These results suggest that chromosome 6q24 and 21q21 may contain genes influencing risk of hypertension in African Americans...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hypertension prevalence and blood pressure levels in 6 European countries, Canada, and the United States
    Katharina Wolf-Maier
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    JAMA 289:2363-9. 2003
    ..Geographic variations in cardiovascular disease (CVD) and associated risk factors have been recognized worldwide. However, little attention has been directed to potential differences in hypertension between Europe and North America...
  30. pmc Energy expenditure and adiposity in Nigerian and African-American women
    Kara E Ebersole
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2148-54. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the relative importance of resting energy expenditure (REE) and activity EE (AEE) in two populations with different rates of obesity...
  31. ncbi request reprint An updated meta-analysis of genome scans for hypertension and blood pressure in the NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program (FBPP)
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Medical Center, 2160 S First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:122-7. 2006
    ..Strong evidence for linkage at two of these regions, 2p14 and 3p14.1, have also been published in previous meta-analyses, making them good candidate locations for susceptibility variants...
  32. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide scan for obesity in African-Americans
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Diabetes 51:541-4. 2002
    ..The replication of linkage evidence using different ethnic groups reinforces the potential significance of this latter candidate region...
  33. ncbi request reprint Body composition of children in south-western Nigeria: validation of bio-electrical impedance analysis
    Cinthia R Leman
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Ann Trop Paediatr 23:61-7. 2003
    ..Body composition data are presented by gender and age group. BIA was validated for use among Nigerian children and adults and provides a potentially important tool for research...
  34. pmc Sugary soda consumption and albuminuria: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999-2004
    David A Shoham
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e3431. 2008
    ..Sugar-sweetened soda is a primary source of fructose. We therefore hypothesized that sugary soda consumption was associated with albuminuria, a sensitive marker for kidney disease...
  35. pmc Association of regions on chromosomes 6 and 7 with blood pressure in Nigerian families
    Bamidele O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:38-45. 2009
    ..In our earlier genome-wide linkage study for BP in this population, strong linkage evidence was noted on chromosomes 6 and 7...
  36. pmc Energy expenditure does not predict weight change in either Nigerian or African American women
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:169-76. 2009
    ..The relation between variation in interindividual levels of energy expenditure and weight gain remains controversial...
  37. pmc Complex segregation analysis of pedigrees from the Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry reveals evidence for mendelian dominant inheritance
    Bamidele O Tayo
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e5939. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for global hypertension monitoring and prevention
    Drew E Lee
    Department of Preventative Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 11:444-9. 2009
    ..Hypertension therefore is an important public health issue. Considerably more research and standardization of surveillance methods are required to realize the existing opportunities to reduce the global burden of CVDs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease surveillance in Mexicans and Mexican Americans: a tale of two countries
    Ramón Angel Durazo-Arvizu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, United States of America
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 23:119-24. 2008
  40. ncbi request reprint Linkage disequilibrium analysis of the renin-angiotensin system genes
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 5:40-6. 2003
    ..In this review, the linkage disequilibrium among the polymorphisms within the four RAS genes and current association analyses involving the RAS are discussed, as well as some of the gaps of knowledge and possible solutions...
  41. pmc Linkage disequilibrium and haplotype diversity in the genes of the renin-angiotensin system: findings from the family blood pressure program
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Genome Res 13:173-81. 2003
    ..These findings have implications for candidate-gene association studies and indicate that variation between populations of European and African origin in haplotype diversity is characteristic of most genes...
  42. ncbi request reprint Activity energy expenditure and adiposity among black adults in Nigeria and the United States
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:1045-50. 2002
    ..The prevalence of obesity is higher among populations in industrialized than in developing countries...
  43. ncbi request reprint Hypertension treatment and control in five European countries, Canada, and the United States
    Katharina Wolf-Maier
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, Ill 60153, USA
    Hypertension 43:10-7. 2004
    ..Low treatment and control rates in Europe, combined with a higher prevalence of hypertension, could contribute to a higher burden of cardiovascular disease risk attributable to elevated blood pressure compared with that in North America...
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between blood pressure and resting energy expenditure independent of body size
    Amy Luke
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hypertension 43:555-60. 2004
    ..The interrelationship of REE with sympathetic tone, transmembrane ion exchange, or other metabolic processes that determine energy costs at rest could provide physiological explanations for this observation...
  45. ncbi request reprint A genome scan among Nigerians linking resting energy expenditure to chromosome 16
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola Medical School, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Obes Res 12:577-81. 2004
    ..3) with a likelihood of odds of 2.96 (p = 0.08). Linkage evidence (likelihood of odds > 1) was detected on another three chromosomal regions, namely 2q12.1, 8q21.2, and 15p11.2...
  46. ncbi request reprint Haplotypes produced from rare variants in the promoter and coding regions of angiotensinogen contribute to variation in angiotensinogen levels
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 14:639-43. 2005
    ..Our study confirms in an additional trait that rare variants can influence the distribution of complex traits; whether these variants can be captured by common SNPs or haplotypes requires further investigation...
  47. pmc Linkage analysis of a complex disease through use of admixed populations
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 74:1136-53. 2004
    ..Our results show that the sample size required to obtain 90% power to detect a putative mutant allele at a genomewide significance level of 5% can usually be achieved in practice if informative markers are available at a density of 2 cM...
  48. ncbi request reprint A genome-wide scan of loci linked to serum adiponectin in two populations of African descent
    Chindo Hicks
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, 1219 Roosevelt Road, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1207-14. 2007
    ..The objectives were to identify quantitative trait loci linked to serum adiponectin concentration and to estimate heritability in two populations of African descent...
  49. ncbi request reprint Association mapping, using a mixture model for complex traits
    Xiaofeng Zhu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Genet Epidemiol 23:181-96. 2002
    ..The proposed method can be effectively applied in the analysis of both qualitative and quantitative traits. Extensive simulations demonstrate that the method is valid in the presence of a population structure...
  50. ncbi request reprint Combined analysis of genomewide scans for adult height: results from the NHLBI Family Blood Pressure Program
    Xiaodong Wu
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Eur J Hum Genet 11:271-4. 2003
    ..46), which has been reported in two previous studies. Suggestive linkage (LOD>1) was found in another six regions in our combined analysis. Evidence for linkage for two of these regions (2p12, 20p11) has also been reported previously...
  51. pmc Efficient calculation of P-value and power for quadratic form statistics in multilocus association testing
    Liping Tong
    Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL 60660, USA
    Ann Hum Genet 74:275-85. 2010
    ..In either situation, an efficient and accurate estimation procedure would be useful. Our method can be applied to any quadratic form statistic and therefore should be of general interest...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hypertension detection and control: population and policy implications
    Richard S Cooper
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Loyola University Medical School, 2160 S First Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Cardiol Clin 20:187-94. 2002
    ..Improvement in information technology, including an electronic medical record and on-line risk equations, will also be required before its full value can be realized...

Research Grants18

  1. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These data should help establish the genetic factors that underlie risk of hypertension and thereby contribute to an improved understanding of this important public health problem. ..
  2. HYPERTENSION IN POPULATIONS OF WEST AFRICAN ORIGIN
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The African diaspora creates a unique opportunity for these cross-cultural studies...
  3. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. FIELD CENTER - GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The resulting synthesis of ideas and amassed data permits rigorous hypothesis testing not otherwise possible and will hasten understanding of the previously elusive genetic variation responsible for disease risk. ..
  5. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The full range of analytic tools, including segregation, linkage and cladistic analysis, will be used. ..
  6. Improving Hypertension Treatment in Africa
    Richard Cooper; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Whether our project yields a "positive" or "negative" result in relation to the main goal of identifying an effective clinical method, the outcome will have far-reaching implications for health care policy in that region. ..
  7. GENETICS OF HYPERTENSION IN BLACKS
    RICHARD STANLEY COOPER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These data should help establish the genetic factors that underlie risk of hypertension and thereby contribute to an improved understanding of this important public health problem. ..