The article about the design and pilot study for return of genomic results in Tohoku Medical Megabank (TMM) Project cohort study was published on the Journal of Human Genetics.
TMM Project has genome cohort studies of general residents. Since 2016, we are conducting a pilot study of return of genomic results to participants which is the first project in the fields of cohort studies in Japan. The article includes a discussion and framework for return of genomic results and results from familial hypercholesterolemia as a target disease for the first pilot study.
Please take a look at the article for more details.
Title: The return of individual genomic results to research participants: design and pilot study of Tohoku Medical Megabank Project
Authors: Hiroshi Kawame, Akimune Fukushima, Nobuo Fuse, Fuji Nagami, Yoichi Suzuki, Mika Sakurai-Yageta, Jun Yasuda, Yumi Yamaguchi-Kabata, Kengo Kinoshita, Soichi Ogishima, Takako Takai, Shinichi Kuriyama, Atsushi Hozawa, Naoki Nakaya, Tomohiro Nakamura, Naoko Minegishi, Junichi Sugawara, Kichiya Suzuki, Hiroaki Tomita, Akira Uruno, Tomoko Kobayashi, Yayoi Aizawa, Tomoharu Tokutomi, Kayono Yamamoto, Kinuko Ohneda, Shigeo Kure, Yoko Aoki, Hideki Katagiri, Yasushi Ishigaki, Shojiro Sawada, Makoto Sasaki & Masayuki Yamamoto
Journal: Journal of Human Genetics
Published date: 08 July 2021