Individual Study / MICROS

Microisolates in South Tyrol Study

Microisolates in South Tyrol Study

Initiatives -
To study the role that small, isolated populations could play in finding genes involved in the etiology of diseases. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2002
End Year
2003

Members

Download
Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Cristian Pattaro
    Eurac Research

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Pattaro C, Marroni F, Riegler A, et al. The genetic study of three population microisolates in South Tyrol (MICROS): study design and epidemiological perspectives. BMC Med Genet. 2007;8:29. Published 2007 Jun 5. doi:10.1186/1471-2350-8-29

PUBMED 17550581

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,175
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Aged 18+ year old- numbered 1043 people in Stelvio, 693 in Martell, and 339 in Vallelunga

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative