This subproject is one of many research subprojects utilizing the resources provided by a Center grant funded by NIH/NCRR. The subproject and investigator (PI) may have received primary funding from another NIH source, and thus could be represented in other CRISP entries. The institution listed is for the Center, which is not necessarily the institution for the investigator. Growth hormone is secreted by the pituitary gland and causes body growth during infancy, childhood, and adolescence. IGF-1 is a protein secreted by the liver in response to GH. IGF-1 mediates most of the actions of GH, so most physicians use IGF-1 as a marker for GH deficiency. This is a cross-sectional clinical study to determine the normal range for insulin growth factor-1 (IGF-1) in healthy individuals aged 50-90 and to determine whether low IGF-1 correlates with low growth hormone (GH) levels and establishes the diagnosis of GH deficiency in otherwise, healthy, elderly individuals. This project is being done in collaboration with the NYU Aging and Dementia Center.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Type
General Clinical Research Centers Program (M01)
Project #
5M01RR000096-45
Application #
7378259
Study Section
National Center for Research Resources Initial Review Group (RIRG)
Project Start
2006-04-01
Project End
2007-03-31
Budget Start
2006-04-01
Budget End
2007-03-31
Support Year
45
Fiscal Year
2006
Total Cost
$4,209
Indirect Cost
Name
New York University
Department
Internal Medicine/Medicine
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
121911077
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10016
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