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What we offer

Lifelines collects, manages and shares data from thousands of individuals in the knowledge that the answers to a long and healthy life are hidden in our collection, ready to be discovered. Our cohort is large, diverse and constantly growing. Our data is of high quality and can be shared quickly and securely. 

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The available Lifelines data has different sources: data is available from questionnaires, measurements, and lab analyses.

Learn about our data collection

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Lifelines provides access to a large range of biological samples, including –80 ˚C frozen urine, serum, plasma, buffycoats, and DNA samples.
Learn more about our biosamples


Additional study

We offer the possibility to collect additional data or materials for your research. 

Learn about the possibilities of an additional study

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Linkage with external sources

It is possible to enrich your Lifelines data set through linkage with external data sources.

Learn about the possibilities of linkage

Research environments

Our services are available from any computer around the world, adhere to high (data) safety standards (in accordance with the GDPR).

Learn about our research environments

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Lifelines is open to collaborations with organizations that facilitate research or create insights in real-world data based on Lifelines data. You can collaborate with one of your own research partners or with one of the Lifelines partners that can help you generating new insights in healthcare or in the public health sector. 

Our partner, General Practitioners Research Institute, can help transforming the idea into a specific research question, managing organizational processes such as assessing feasibility, requesting and obtaining the necessary data from the Lifelines database, analyzing the data, providing the results in the desired format, to provide a dissemination strategy.

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