The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of aging and chronic illness on hypothalamic-pituitary-target organ function. Pulsatile secretion of TSH, LH and FSH will be examined in normal young and old volunteers and age-matched patients with chronic renal failure in order to delineate the alternations which may be attributable to aging or chronic illness.

Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
12
Fiscal Year
1993
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
Department
Type
DUNS #
800772162
City
San Antonio
State
TX
Country
United States
Zip Code
78229
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