The purpose of this contract is to enable the NICHD Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research (DESPR) to conductsvarious studies focusing on a spectrum of health effects in men, women, and children, which rely upon quantification of concentrations in biologic specimens such as blood, urine, adipose tissue, follicular or seminal fluids. The contractor will analyze a variety of banked specimens for individual concentrations of hormone levels, dietary biomarkers, and indicators of metabolic function. A range of markers are of interest to the Division, though priorities include: anti-m?llerian hormone, inhibin B, androgens, leptin, and caffeine. In addition, naturally occurring phytoestrogens and metabolites are also of interest to the Division?s research.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research and Development Contracts (N01)
Project #
275201100002I-0-27500005-1
Application #
8564279
Study Section
Project Start
2012-09-17
Project End
2013-08-31
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$545,592
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Department
Type
DUNS #
555917996
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Country
United States
Zip Code
55455