Linking cohorts, understanding biology, improving health

International HundredK+ Cohorts Consortium (IHCC)

Our Leadership

Co-Chairs

Peter Goodhand

  • IHCC Co-Chair 
  • CEO, Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
  • Member, G2MC Steering Committee
  • Co-chair, Medical and Scientific Advisory Board of Global Genes
  • Board member Rare – X
  • SAB – EUCANCan

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is comprised of the G2MC co-chairs and the following members

Zhengming Chen, DPhil

  • IHCC Executive Committee Member
  • Director, China Programmes
  • Co-Executive Director, China Oxford Centre for International Health Research
  • Professor of Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford

Robert Eiss

  • IHCC Executive Committee Member
  • Senior Global Health Adviser to the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Fogarty International Center

Paul Elliott, Professor, MMBS, Ph.D., FMedSci

  • IHCC Executive Committee Member
  • Professor of epidemiology and public health medicine, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK
  • Honorary consultant in public health, Directorate of Public Health and Primary Care, Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, UK
  • Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences, UK

Norihiro Kato, M.D., Ph.D.

  • IHCC Executive Committee Member
  • Director, Department of Gene Diagnostics and Therapeutics, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine
  • Director General, Medical Genomics Center, National Center for Global Health and Medicine

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is comprised of the G2MC Executive committee and the following team leads

Adam Butterworth, Ph.D.

  • Team Co-Lead:Scientific Strategy and Cohort Enhancements
  • Reader in Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine.

Gad Rennert, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Team Co-Lead: Scientific Strategy and Cohort Enhancements
  • Member, G2MC Steering Committee
  • Director, Clalit National Israeli Cancer Control Center
  • Chairman, Department of Community Medicine, Carmel Medical Center