KORA Cohort

KORA - "Kooperative Gesundheitsforschung in der Region Augsburg“ stands for Cooperative Health Research in the Augsburg Region. KORA is a population-based adult cohort study in the Region of Augsburg, Southern Germany, that was initiated in 1984. KORA is a research platform operated by the Institute of Epidemiology with the Research Unit Molecular Epidemiology, the Institute of Genetic Epidemiology and the Institute of Health Economics and Health Care Management at the Helmholtz Zentrum München.