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CARTaGENE Research Platform


CARTaGENE (CaG) is a publicly funded research platform created to accelerate health research and lower associated costs. CaG also supports evidence–based decision making in clinical practice and public health.


Advance and improve knowledge on population health by:

  1. Facilitating the emergence of new projects and foster collaborations between the public and private sectors.
  2. Providing a deeply phenotyped resource of data and biological samples.
  3. Reducing research costs.

Unique features

  • Prospective cohort representative of the target population
  • Public infrastructure accessible to academia and industry worldwide
  • Genetically unique population  resulting from a founder effect
  • Deeply phenotyped cohort
  • Linkage with administrative healthcare databases
  • Integration of data with other large cohorts of the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow's Health (CanPath) (330 000 participants)
  • Potential for harmonization with major population studies
  • Possibility of gene expression analysis (mRNA)

Available services

  • Access to health data and biological samples
  • Recruitment and collection of additional data for researchers
  • Support for access to administrative health databases
  • Bioinformatics and data analysis services


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Contact details

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Updated on 12/18/2019
Created on 7/12/2018
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