Project description:Cases with early-onset atrial fibrillation were selected from the Penn Biobank based on an age of atrial fibrillation onset prior to 61 years of age, and in the absence of a myocardial infarction, heart failure or severe valvular disease.
Project description:The Estonian Biobank is the population-based biobank of the Estonian Genome Centre of University of Tartu. The biobank is conducted according to the Estonian Gene Research Act and all participants have signed broad informed consent. The cohort size is currently 51,535 people from 18 years of age and up.
Project description:A biobank collection of carotid plaque samples taken from patients undergoing endarterectomy operations. Samples from carotid plaques and peripheral blood mononuclear cells in a setup with clinical registry data collection. See PMID 22371308 for further details.