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Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies Iran

Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies Iran

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Initiatives -
PERSIAN has empowered medical schools around the country with the necessary resources to take part in the study, in order to identify the risk factors related to the most prevalent chronic diseases in Iran, with the ultimate goal to reform the health system and enhance the health of Iranians, while contributing to the world’s medical knowledge. Contact: info@persiancohort.com
Start Year
2014
Funding
Research at the Ministry of Health and Medical Education (MOHME)
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Investigators Contacts
  • MD. Dr. Director Malekzadeh Reza
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Poustchi H, Eghtesad S, Kamangar F, et al. Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in Iran (the PERSIAN Cohort Study): Rationale, Objectives, and Design. Am J Epidemiol. 2018;187(4):647-655. doi:10.1093/aje/kwx314

PUBMED 29145581

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
170,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
All individuals 35-70 years of age, stretched to 17 regions of Iran.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://persiancohort.com/