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International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC)

IHCC Funded Projects

The following IHCC projects are made possible through the collective efforts of our member cohorts and the support of our funders. Read about the recipients of the 2020 IHCC Pilot Project Awards, including project descriptions here.

Project
PI/PM
Institution
Funders
Year
Number of Cohorts
Number of LMIC Cohorts
Polygenic risk scores (PRS)
Hakon Hákonarson (USA)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2020
6
2
Exploring the role of genetically determined BMI in infancy, childhood, and early adulthood on colorectal cancer development in later life
David J. Hughes (Ireland)
University College Dublin, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), University of Texas
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2021
4
1
High-Throughput Metabolomic Biomarker Measures in Diverse Ancestries
Hakon Hákonarson (USA)
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2021
4
2
Opioid cohort consortium (OPICO) to investigate the effects of regular opioid use on mortality and on cancer development
Paul Brennan (France)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2021
10
4
Global Mental Health Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jordan Smoller (USA) Sarah Bauermeister (UK) & Andre Brunoni (Brazil)
Massachusetts General Hospital, Oxford University, University of Sao Paulo Medical School
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2021
12
3
Novel coronavirus host susceptibility study in South Africa (COVIGen-SA)
Michele Ramsay (S. Africa)
Wits Health Consortium
National Institutes of Health (NIH) & Wellcome Trust
2021
3
3
Strengthening biospecimen collection for Global Longitudinal Population Studies in the COVID-19 era
John Chambers (Singapore)
Nanyang Technological University
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI)
2021
4
3
Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative – Pilot PRS
Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative – Pilot
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
Davos Alzheimer’s Collaborative (DAC)
2021
7
4