Genomes for life

Overview

Acronym
GCAT
Website
GCAT
Investigators
  • Manuel Perucho

    Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute—IGTP

  • Rafael De Cid

    Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute—IGTP

  • Victor Moreno

    Catalan Institute of Oncology—ICO, IDIBELL and CIBERESP

  • David Torrents

    Joint BSC-CRG-IRB Research Program in Computational Biolog

  • Manolis Kogevinas

    Barcelona Institute for Global Health—ISGlobal Barcelona

  • Lauro Sumoy

    Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute—IGTP

  • Ignacio Blanco

    Assessment and Clinical Genetics Program HUGTiP

Contacts
  • Anna Carreras

    Germans Trias i Pujol Research Institute—IGTP

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
2014
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
19,386
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
19,386

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Obón-Santacana M, Vilardell M, Carreras A, et al. GCAT|Genomes for life: a prospective cohort study of the genomes of Catalonia. BMJ Open 2018 Mar 27;8:e018324.

PUBMED 29593016

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Population

GCAT Population

Selection Criteria

Minimum age
40
Maximum age
65
Countries
  • Spain
Territory
Catalonia
Health Status
  • Participants should not have mental or health impairment disorders that impede giving written informed consent or efficient communication.
Other Criteria
Participants should be able to understand at least one of the two official languages (Catalan or Spanish), possess an Individual Health System Identification Card, and be current residents of Catalonia.
Supplementary Information about Population

Sources of Recruitment

General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment
  • Selected sample
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
19,386
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
19,386

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 GCAT - Baseline 2014 (March) 2018 (March)
1 GCAT - Active Follow-Up 1 2018 (March) 2018 (December)

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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