Individual Study / MHI

Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) Biobank

Montreal Heart Institute (MHI) Biobank

Initiatives -
The Biobank project collects the DNA, plasma and red blood cells of participants through blood samples. Medical, dietary, psychosocial and lifestyle data are also gathered. What makes the Biobank unique is that personal information is updated every four years and participants are tracked throughout their lives.
Start Year
2007

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Jean-Claude Tardif
    Montreal Heart Institute

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Turcot V, Brunet J, Daneault C, Tardif JC, Des Rosiers C, Lettre G. Validation of fatty acid intakes estimated by a food frequency questionnaire using erythrocyte fatty acid profiling in the Montreal Heart Institute Biobank. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2015;28(6):646-658. doi:10.1111/jhn.12272

PUBMED 25208630

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
20,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other