GCAT Genomes for Life
A long-term prospective cohort study that was designed to integrate and assess the role of epidemiological, genomic and epigenomic factors in the development of major chronic diseases in Catalonia, a north-east region of Spain.
- Start Year
- Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality of Spain and the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat of Catalonia
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Participants will be followed biannually at least 20 years after recruitment.
Obón-Santacana M, Vilardell M, Carreras A, et al. GCAT|Genomes for life: a prospective cohort study of the genomes of Catalonia. BMJ Open. 2018;8(3):e018324. Published 2018 Mar 27. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018324
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Aged 40 - 65 years
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.