Georgia Prevention Institute

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Georgia Prevention Institute engages with Richmond County teachers

Dr Harris and his team investigate ways to help cystic fibrosis patients exercise

Dr Harshfield receives $10.6 million Program Project Grant to study Mechanisms of Stress Mediated Hypertension

High hormone levels put young black males at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Norman Pollock receives American Heart Association grant to determine the roles of vitamin K and vitamin K-dependent proteins on markers of dyslipidemia and diabetes risk in children at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease in adulthood.

Dr. Haidong Zhu receives American Heart Association grant to determine the effect of modest dietary sodium reduction on inflammation and oxidative stress in hypertensives.

Dr. Yanbin Dong and Dr. Haidong Zhu (Co-PIs) receive a $2.4 million NIH RO1 grant to determine the effects of vitamin D and /or omega-3 on cellular aging and underlying mechanism in a nationwide, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled VITamin D and OmegA-3 TriaL (VITAL). This project is in collaboration with VITAL investigators at the Harvard Medical School.


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Dr Greg Harshfield