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COLAUS Study

COLAUS Study

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To better understand the epidemiology of cardiovascular risk factors and diseases in the Swiss population and To discover new genetic determinants of these conditions. **research.colaus@chuv.ch**
Start Year
2003
Funding
Fonds national suisse (FNS)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Peter Vollenweider
    University of Lausanne

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Firmann M, Mayor V, Marques Vidal P, Bochud M, Pécoud A, Hayoz D, Paccaud F, Preisig M, Song KS, Yuan X, et al. The CoLaus study: a population-based study to investigate the genetic determinants of cardiovascular risk factors and metabolic syndrome. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 2008; 8:6.; DOI: 10.1186/1471-2261-8-6.

PUBMED 18366642

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
Number of participants with biosamples
6,734
Supplementary Information
Aged 35-75 years old (swiss population)

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.colaus-psycolaus.ch/colaus/