TARGet Kids!

Overview

Acronym
TARGet Kids!
Website
TARGet Kids!
Investigators
  • Dr. Patricia Parkin

    University of Toronto

  • Dr. Alan Bocking

    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Dr. Jonathon Maguire

    University of Toronto

  • Dr. Catherine Birken

    University of Toronto

Contacts
  • Natricha Levy McFarlane

    The Hospital for Sick Children

  • Dalah Mason

    The Hospital for Sick Children

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start - End Year
2008 -
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
11,757
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
5,583

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Sector of research

Possible Access to Data Possible Access to Biosamples
Investigators from the public sector
Investigators from the private sector
Investigators from not-for-profit organization

Transfer

Possible Access to Data Possible Access to Biosamples
Can leave the study facility
Can leave the country

Cost

Possible Access to Data Variable Cost
Possible Access to Biosamples Not yet defined

Cost reduction for co-analyses

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples

Marker Papers

Carsley S, Borkhoff CM, Maguire JL, Birken CS, Khovratovich M, McCrindle B, Macarthur C, Parkin PC; TARGet Kids! Collaboration. 2015. Cohort Profile: The Applied Research Group for Kids (TARGet Kids!). International journal of epidemiology; 44(3): 776-88.

PUBMED 24982016

Timeline

Population

TargetKids! - Children

Selection Criteria

Maximum age
5
Countries
  • Canada
Territory
Toronto, Ontario
Other Criteria

Sources of Recruitment

Specific Population
  • Clinic patients
Supplementary Information

Sample Size

Number of Participants
11,757
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
5,583
Supplementary Information about Population

Data Collection Events

# Name Description Start End
0 TargetKids! - 0-4 months 2008 (June) Ongoing
1 TargetKids! - 6-12 months 2008 (June) Ongoing
2 TargetKids! - 18 months 2008 (June) Ongoing
3 TargetKids! - 2 years 2008 (June) Ongoing
4 TargetKids! - 3 years 2008 (June) Ongoing
5 TargetKids! - 4 years 2008 (June) Ongoing
6 TargetKids! - 5 years 2008 (June) Ongoing
7 TargetKids! - 6 years 2009 (June) Ongoing
8 TargetKids! - 7 years 2010 (June) Ongoing
9 TargetKids! - 8 years 2011 (June) Ongoing
10 TargetKids! - 9 years 2012 (June) Ongoing
11 TargetKids! - 10 years 2013 (June) Ongoing
12 TargetKids! - 11 years 2014 (June) Ongoing
13 TargetKids! - 12 years 2015 (June) Ongoing
14 TargetKids! - 13 years 2016 (June) Ongoing
15 TargetKids! - 14 years 2017 (June) Ongoing
16 TargetKids! - 15 years 2018 (June) Ongoing
17 TargetKids! - 16 years 2019 (June) Ongoing
18 TargetKids! - 17 years 2020 (June) Ongoing
19 TargetKids! - 18 years 2021 (June) Ongoing

Participating Studies

Acronym Name Study design Countries

Harmonization Initiatives Included

Acronym Name

Networks

Acronym Name Harmonization Initiatives Individual Studies

Datasets

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