Individual Study / BAMSE

Swedish abbreviation for Children, Allergy, Milieu, Stockholm, Epidemiology

Swedish abbreviation for Children, Allergy, Milieu, Stockholm, Epidemiology

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Initiatives -
To study risk factors for asthma, allergic diseases and lung function in childhood, and to study factors of importance for prognosis at already established disease.
Start Year
1994
End Year
2019
Funding
European Research Council (TRIBAL, grant agreement 757919), the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, Formas, the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, the Swedish Asthma and Allergy research foundation and Region Stockholm.
Supplementary Information
https://ega-archive.org/studies/EGAS00001002746
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Investigators Contacts
  • Professor Erik Melén
    Karolinska Institutet / Södersjukhuset

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Questionnaires on respiratory symptoms and medication were answered at age of 1, 2, 4, 8 and 16 years. Blood samples (including plasma) from around 2,500 children were taken at 4, 8 and 16 years and have been analyzed for different IgE-ab and biomarkers

Marker Paper

Wickman M, Kull I, Pershagen G, Nordvall SL. The BAMSE project: presentation of a prospective longitudinal birth cohort study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2002;13(s15):11-13. doi:10.1034/j.1399-3038.13.s.15.10.x

PUBMED 12688617

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
4,089
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Children born between 1994 and 1996 in Stockholm

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative