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A Controlled Epidemiological and Clinical Study into the Effect of Gulf War Service on Servicemen and Women of the United Kingdom Armed Forces
This study compares the unexplained illnesses and symptoms of three United Kingdom military groups -- Gulf War-era deployed veterans, Gulf War-era non-deployed veterans, and Bosnia Conflict deployed veterans.
Project Number:DoD-39
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:June 01,1996 - October 31,2000
Location:King's College School of Medicine
Cost to Date: $1,173,268


Combined Analysis of the VA and DoD Gulf War Clinical Registries: A Study of Clinical Findings from Systematic Medical Examinations of 100,000 U.S. Gulf War Veterans
This study will report on the combined analysis of two clinical registries on Gulf War veterans: the DoD's Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program and the VA's Gulf War Health Examination Registry.
Project Number:DoD-94
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:January 10,2000 - January 09,2002
Location:Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC)
Cost to Date: $1,524,796


Epidemiologic Studies of Morbidity Among Gulf War Veterans: A Search for Etiologic Agents and Risk Factors; A Study of Symptoms Among 1500 Seabees
The study compares Gulf War-era deployed veterans' post war occurrence of symptoms or disease to that of non-deployed veterans.
Project Number:DoD-1A
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:June 01,1994 - October 01,1997
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $8,639,000 for DoD-1A through DoD-1G


Evaluation of Respiratory Dysfunction Among Gulf War Veterans
The study aims to assess respiratory status in relation to exposure to oil well fires, in Gulf War veterans, to evaluate pulmonary dysfunction.
Project Number:VA-4D
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:October 01,1994 - March 31,2000
Location:VAMC Boston
Cost to Date: $2,827,800 for VA-4Core and VA-4A through VA-4F


Health Assessment of Persian Gulf War Veterans from Iowa
This study assesses the prevalence of self-reported symptoms of Gulf War veterans from Iowa and compares them to veterans that served during the same time, but did not deploy the Persian Gulf.
Project Number:HHS-1
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:December 01,1994 - April 30,2001
Location:CDC
State of Iowa
Cost to Date: $3,543,517


Kuwait Oil Fires Troop Exposure Assessment Model (TEAM)
A study that integrates Kuwait oil fire Health Risk Assessment data of US troops located at eight fixed air/soil sampling sites with geographic information of all troop location and movements over time to characterize the possible health risk of those exposed.
Project Number:DoD-18
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:May 04,1993 - October 12,2002
Location:US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Cost to Date: $2,368,000


Persian Gulf Veterans Health Tracking System
A study to describe all potential health consequences of Gulf War veterans related to possible environmental and occupational exposures e.g. oil fires, vaccines, chemical/biological warfare agents, pesticides, pyridostigmine bromide (PB), etc.
Project Number:DoD-19
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:April 15,1995 - December 31,2003
Location:US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
Cost to Date: $925,000


Surveillance of B. pertussis among Military Trainees with Respiratory Disease: Development and Validation of a Highly Sensitive PCR and Beacon Probe based Method for Diagnosis of Pertussis
The goal of this study is to develop a standardized method for rapidly detecting respiratory disease (B pertussis) among military trainees.
Project Number:DoD-97
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:October 01,1999 - September 30,2002
Location:Naval Health Research Center
Cost to Date: $475,244


VA National Survey of Persian Gulf Veterans - Phase I
This is phase one of the VA survey study (VA 2) which includes a questionnaire to determine the prevalence of symptoms in veterans that did and did not serve in the Gulf.
Project Number:VA-2A
Status:Complete
Period of Performance:November 01,1995 - June 01,1996
Location:VAMC Washington
Cost to Date: $18,111


VA National Survey of Persian Gulf Veterans - Phase III
This is phase three of the VA survey study (VA 2) which uses computer records of troop unit locations in order to determine the prevalence of symptoms in veterans that did and did not serve in the Gulf War.
Project Number:VA-2C
Status:Ongoing
Period of Performance:April 01,1998 - February 01,2001
Location:VAMC Washington
Cost to Date: $10,953,770