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Pharmacogenomic Modulators of Impaired Exercise Adaptation in Statin Users

HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) have beneficial effects (prevent stroke, heart attack) but also some bad ones (block some good effects of exercise). Individuals have genetic variations in proteins that metabolize/transport statins. We hypothesize that these variations modulate the relationship between statin use and lack of benefit from exercise. We will …

  • 26 Jan, 2021
  • 1 location
Treatment With HMG-COA Reductase Inhibitor of Growth and Bone Abnormalities in Children With Noonan Syndrome

This study evaluate the efficacy of 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A (HMG-COA) reductase inhibitors, also known as "statins" in the treatment of growth and skeletal abnormalities in children with Noonan syndrome. Half of patients will receive simvastatin while the other half will receive a placebo.

  • 26 Jan, 2021
  • 20 locations
Anti-inflammatory Effect of Atorvastatin in Atherosclerotic Plaques Assessed by FDG-PET Imaging

The purpose of this study is to determine whether HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, atorvastatin attenuates inflammation in atherosclerotic plaques detected by 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose(FDG) PET.

hmg-coa reductase inhibitor
hmg-coa reductase inhibitors
positron emission tomography
fdg pet
  • 07 Nov, 2020
  • 1 location
Statin and Dual Antiplatelet Therapy to Prevent Early Neurological Deterioration in Branch Atheromatous Disease

Branch atheromatous disease (BAD) has been reported to contribute to small-vessel occlusion and is associated with a higher possibility of early neurological deterioration (END). Because the pathology of BAD is due to atherosclerosis, the investigators postulate that early intensive medical treatment with dual antiplatelet therapy(DAPT) and high-intensity statin may prevent …

  • 18 Apr, 2021
  • 1 location
Preventing Levodopa Induced Dyskinesia in Parkinson's Disease With HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

In this study, the investigators will examine the association of statin use and dyskinesia in a convenience sample Parkinson's disease patients in the Veterans Administration Health Care System.

  • 01 Mar, 2021
  • 3 locations