Individual Study / FAMILY

Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring in Early Life

Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring in Early Life

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The objective of the Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring in Early Life (FAMILY) study was to measure the environmental, metabolic and genetic factors that contribute to the development of excess adiposity and obesity-related diseases that can have beginnings from the time of pregnancy to early childhood.
Start Year
2002
Funding
PHRI
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Stephanie Atkingson
    McMaster University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow up at at 3, 5 and 10 years of age.

Marker Paper

Morrison KM, Atkinson SA, Yusuf S, et al. The Family Atherosclerosis Monitoring In earLY life (FAMILY) study: rationale, design, and baseline data of a study examining the early determinants of atherosclerosis. Am Heart J. 2009;158(4):533-539. doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2009.07.005

PUBMED 19781411

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.phri.ca/research/family/