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The Brain-MRI Project

The Brain-MRI Project

Initiatives -
Investigating how genetic factors and environmental factors such as daily habits have an influence on the brain, its cognitive functions, and psychological conditions, in order to maintain a healthy brain and good cognitive functions throughout a whole lifetime. **tommo@pr.megabank.tohoku.ac.jp**
Start Year
2014
End Year
2019
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Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Kuriyama S, Yaegashi N, Nagami F, et al. The Tohoku Medical Megabank Project: Design and Mission. J Epidemiol. 2016;26(9):493-511. doi:10.2188/jea.JE20150268

PUBMED 27374138

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
12,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Men and women age 20 or older, excluding pregnant women and women suspected of being pregnant, or those who do not have a doctor’s certificate for MRI safety although with metallic implants

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.megabank.tohoku.ac.jp/english/resea...