Join us for NIH’s September Virtual Workshop Join us and our colleagues at the National Institute of health for their virtual workshop “Genetic Modifiers: Lessons from Nervous System Disorders” Co-Chaired by Huda Zoghbi, Susan Ackerman, Monica Justice, Marcy MacDonald, Trudy MacKay and Stephan Zuchner on Sept 21st-23rd. IHCC’s own Hakon Hakonarson will give a talk and highlight some recent IHCC data on Alzheimer’s Disease. Other speakers representing the IHCC will be announced in the coming weeks. Check out the link below for more information and register for this free workshop! Learn More & Register
News and Announcements
IHCC Featured Cohort: The Estonian Biobank PI: Prof. Andres Metspalu, M.D., Ph.D. The Estonian Biobank (Est.BB) is an active member of the IHCC and has a current cohort size of more than 200,000 individuals. Est.BB is part of the international biobanking community and is a founding member of other consortia like international P3G and BBMRI-ERIC in the European Union. IHCC has a unique approach, which we like very much, covering research, education, and training; facilitating the exchange of information between biobanks; and extending the biobanking approach to new countries and continents. In addition to bringing cohorts together from across the
Tune in on February 25 for a talk given by Dr. Teri A. Manolio, director of NHGRI’s Division of Genomic Medicine, G2MC NIH Liaison, and IHCC Co-Chair.
IHCC Co-Chair, Geoff Ginsburg, gave a Richard Doll Seminar this week on IHCC at the University of Oxford. The video of the talk can be viewed online.
Read all about the International Hundred Thousand Plus Cohort Consortium (IHCC) in an article, written by leaders of the IHCC, recently published in The Lancet.
IHCC members and invited guests are invited to join us virtually for a midyear working group meeting and workshop scheduled for November 9 & 11, 2020. Registration for the event is now open.
The International 100K+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC) is pleased to announce the recipients of funding for the 2020 IHCC pilot project awards. A total of four projects will receive funding totaling $630,000 USD.
IHCC has partnered with Wellcome Trust to develop a COVID-19 Questionnaire that will allow countries to assess the impact of the pandemic on individuals and households. The survey is available for download and can be used by cohorts and organizations across the world, and particularly in low and middle income countries, to begin to provide insights into the impacts the pandemic.