Heritage Study

Study Type

General Health & Wellbeing

Study Purpose

The purpose of the Heritage research study is to collect information about the blood level of a specific marker (lipoprotein) in patients with established cardiovascular disease.

About the Study

Participants will be asked to come to the clinical trials unit at PBRC for a single visit. The participant will complete height and weight measurements, a medical history questionnaire, and a lab draw.

After the study is completed and data is examined, the participant may be asked to join a new study related to a potential treatment for patients with very high levels of lipoprotein.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

The study requires one visit to the PBRC Clinical Trails Unit lasting approximately 2 hours.


  • Height and Weight
  • Medical History
  • Blood draw

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, participants should:

  • Be male or female between the ages of 18 and 80 years old
  • Have established cardiovascular disease
    • History of Myocardial Infarction (MI)
    • History of Ischemic Stroke
    • Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease

Study Duration

The study requires 1 visit lasting approximately 2 hours.


Compensation of up to $55 is offered for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you are interested in volunteering for this research study, click here to screen online. Interested volunteers may also call 225-763-3000 or email clinicaltrials@pbrc.edu.

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.


Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.


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