Individual Study / SUN Cohort

Seguimiento University of Navarra

Seguimiento University of Navarra

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Initiatives -
To identify dietary determinants of hypertension, diabetes, obesity and coronary heart disease (CHD), among other conditions. ** sun@unav.es**
Start Year
2000
Funding
The SUN Project has received funding from the Spanish Government-Instituto de Salud Carlos III, and the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) (RD 06/0045, CIBER-OBN, Grants PI10/02658, PI10/02293, PI13/00615, PI14/01668, PI14/01798, PI14/01764, PI17/01795, and G03/140), the Navarra Regional Government (27/2011, 45/2011, 122/2014), and the University of Navarra.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Professor Almudena Sánchez Villegas
    Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • MD, Dr. Professor Itziar Zazpe
    Universidad de Navarra

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Mailed questionnaires sent to alumni of the University of Navarra every 2 years.

Marker Paper

Martínez-González MA. The SUN cohort study (Seguimiento University of Navarra). Public Health Nutr. 2006 Feb;9(1A):127-31. doi: 10.1079/phn2005935.

PUBMED 16512960

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
22,915
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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