Individual Study / RPGEH

Kaiser Permanente Research Program on Genes, Environment, and Health

Kaiser Permanente Research Program on Genes, Environment, and Health

Initiatives -
Create a resource for research on the genetic and environmental factors that influence common diseases such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, psychiatric disorders, Alzheimer's disease, asthma and other conditions.
Start Year
2000
End Year
2013
Funding
Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation, the Ellison Medical Foundation and Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Program.
Supplementary Information
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Catherine Schaefer
    Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Schaefer C; the RPGEH GO Project Collaboration. C-A3-04: The Kaiser Permanente Research Program on Genes, Environment and Health: A Resource for Genetic Epidemiology in Adult Health and Aging. Clin Med Res. 2011;9(3-4):177-178.

PUBMED 3251456

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
100,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
The average age of the participants is 65 years; approximately 24% (24,000 of 100,000) are African American, Asian, or Latino; the remaining 76,000 are non-Hispanic white.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://divisionofresearch.kaiserpermanente.org...