Erasmus Rucphen Family 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