EXCEED is a longitudinal population-based cohort which facilitates the investigation of genetic, environmental and lifestyle-related determinants of a broad range of diseases and of multiple morbidity through data collected at baseline and via electronic healthcare record linkage. We are now also collecting COVID-19 data.
Participants have consented to follow-up for up to 25 years through electronic health records and additional bespoke data collection is planned.
More information about the study, and the data we've collected, is available in our research publications:
Catherine John, Nicola F Reeve, Robert C Free, […] Edward J Hollox, Louise V Wain, Martin D Tobin. Cohort Profile: Extended Cohort for E-health, Environment and DNA (EXCEED). International Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 48, Issue 3, June 2019, Pages 678–679j, https://doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyz073
Lee PH, Guyatt AL, John C et al. Extended Cohort for E-health, Environment and DNA (EXCEED) COVID-19 focus [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]. Wellcome Open Res 2021, 6:349, https://doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.17437.1
We welcome requests for collaboration and data access via firstname.lastname@example.org
- The University of Leicester
- The NIHR Leicester Respiratory Biomedical Research Centre
- The NIHR Clinical Research Network East Midlands
- The Medical Research Council (grant G0902313)
- The Wellcome Trust (grant 202849)