Erasmus Rucphen Family study
To identify genetic risk factors in the development of complex disorders. * Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
- Start Year
- End Year
- Nutrigenomics Consortium (NGC)and by the Centre for Medical Systems Biology (CMSB) in the framework of theNetherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI)
- Study design
- Population cohort
Henneman P, Aulchenko YS, Frants RR, van Dijk KW, Oostra BA, van Duijn CM. Prevalence and heritability of the metabolic syndrome and its individual components in a Dutch isolate: the Erasmus Rucphen Family study. J Med Genet. 2008 Sep;45(9):572-7. doi: 10.1136/jmg.2008.058388. Epub 2008 Jun 11.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Living descendants of 22 couples with at least six children baptised in the community church around 1850–1900 in the southwest of the Netherlands.
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.