Lifelines Biobank

Bakker, S. (Creator), Dotinga, A. (Creator), Vonk, J. (Creator), Smidt, N. (Creator), Scholtens, S. (Creator), Swertz, M. (Creator), Wijmenga, C. (Creator), Wolffenbuttel, B. (Creator), Stolk, R. (Creator), Zon, van, S. (Creator), Rosmalen, J. (Creator), Postma, D. S. (Creator), Boer, de, R. (Creator), Navis, G. (Creator), Slaets, J. (Creator), Ormel, J. (Creator), Dijk, van, F. (Creator), Lifelines, 2006



Lifelines is a multi-disciplinary prospective population-based cohort study examining in a unique three-generation design the health and health-related behaviors of more than 167,000 persons. Through its length, broadness and in-depth examination, the study provides excellent opportunities for studies worldwide unraveling the etiology of multifactorial diseases focusing on multifactor risk factors.
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Data Catalogue:
Date made available2006
Temporal coverage2006 - 2018
Date of data production2006 -
Geographical coverageThe Netherlands (north)
Access to the dataset Restricted

    Keywords on Datasets

  • cohort, longitudinal, biological samples, peripheral blood cells, plasma, serum, urine, biobank, samples, lung function, blood pressure, cognitive functioning, MMSE/RFFT, asthma, copd, cancer, Depression, diabetes mellitus, artrosis, Anxiety, heart failure, myocardial arrest, chronic kidney disease, obesitas
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