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Research and Collaboration

Research and Collaboration

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Common diseases like cardiovascular disease and diabetes may present differently or more often in racial and ethnic minorities—these are called health disparities. These populations may also respond differently to some medical products.

The Research and Collaboration Program under the FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) works with FDA centers and external partners to support research studies about minority health and health disparities. Click on the links below to learn more about the program and associated research projects.

Minority Health Research Projects and Publications

Find research projects, publications, and studies funded by the FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity.

Learn more about research projects associated with the FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity. Below are two featured research projects.

Featured Research: African Americans and Alzheimer's Disease

Featured Research: An Epigenome-Wide Association Study (EWAS) of Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells from African American and European American Women with ahd Without Lupus

Learn More about Research at FDA

Government Resources on Minority Health Research

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