Predictors of Heart Disease

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to find ways to determine if people have serious conditions such as heart disease. We also want to find out if we can predict who will develop these conditions and how their body reacts to these conditions.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 18+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Patients undergoing an evaluation for coronary disease
  • Have either a coronary CT angiogram or a cardiac catheterization

What is involved

  • Participation will last at least one year
  • Study visit will occur while patient is already in the hospital/emergency department
  • 2 follow up calls (at 1 month and 1 year)

Compensation

None

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Erin Harper
Email
erharper@wakehealth.edu
Phone
336-716-2059

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.