The San Antonio Family Heart Study (SAFHS)

SAFHS, Dr. John Blangero and co-investigator Dr Saroja Voruganti, is an ongoing research project being conducted in collaboration with the University of Texas Heath Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, San Antonio: SAFHS is a large extended family based genetic study focusing on identifying the genes related to risk of complex diseases (mainly CVD) in Mexican- Americans.