Individual Study / KBP

Korea Biobank Project

Korea Biobank Project

Initiatives -
Nation-wide biobank infrastructure for biomedical and public health research. The Korea Biobank Project(KBP) supports both population-based biobanking of KNIH and KCDC (KoGES, KNHANES, etc) and patient-based biobanking of university hospitals.
Start Year
2008
Supplementary Information
International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC) (66
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Jae-Pil Jeon
    National Institute of Health

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Supplementary Information
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-018-37832-9; https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00439-018-1920-1

Marker Paper

Moon, S., Kim, Y.J., Han, S. et al. The Korea Biobank Array: Design and Identification of Coding Variants Associated with Blood Biochemical Traits. Sci Rep 9, 1382 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-37832-9

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
929,405
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : http://nih.go.kr/contents.es?mid=a50402010000