Individual Study / Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth

Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth

Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth

Initiatives -
To examine the lifelong effects of in utero exposures. **tommo@pr.megabank.tohoku.ac.jp**
Start Year
2012
Funding
he Reconstruction Agency, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)
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Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
For child participants, both newborns and their siblings, questionnaires are mailed to their parents when the children are 6, 12, 24, 36, 42, 48 and 60 months old. After the participants reach 5 years of age, we send questionnaires once a year.

Marker Paper

Kuriyama S, Metoki H, Kikuya M, et al. Cohort Profile: Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study (TMM BirThree Cohort Study): rationale, progress and perspective. Int J Epidemiol. 2020;49(1):18-19m. doi:10.1093/ije/dyz169

PUBMED 31504573

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
22,493
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Newborns and other family members.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

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