Genetics of Cardiovascular and Sleep Disorders in Humans


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 1872-99
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 1872-99

About this study

This study is being done in order to learn more about how genetic factors influence blood pressure and heart function. It is also being done to learn about the influence of genes on the effect of sleep disorders on heart function in humans.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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The plan is to have 2000 people take part in this study all of whom will be enrolled at Mayo.


Population:  We will study 2000 subjects, 1000 normal volunteers and 1000 patients with sleep and/or cardiovascular disorders.  Only subjects ≥18 years of age will be studied

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Virend Somers, M.D., Ph.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Lisa Block


More information

Study Progress

This study has completed enrollment of targeted participants and currently is completing research activities including study intervention, specimen collection, testing and data analysis.


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