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Kaiser Permanente Research Bank (KPRB)

Kaiser Permanente Research Bank (KPRB)

Initiatives -
 To create a resource for conducting research to better understand factors influencing women's and children's health.
Start Year
2016
Funding
National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Lisa Croen
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
RPGEH pregnancy cohort participants consented to have blood samples obtained in the first trimester (mean gestational age 9.1 weeks ± 4.2 SD) and second trimester (mean gestational age 18.1 weeks ± 5.5 SD) to be stored for future use.

Marker Paper

Hedderson MM, Ferrara A, Avalos LA, et al. The Kaiser Permanente Northern California research program on genes, environment, and health (RPGEH) pregnancy cohort: study design, methodology and baseline characteristics. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2016;16(1):381. Published 2016 Nov 29. doi:10.1186/s12884-016-1150-2

PUBMED 27899076

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
16,977
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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