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About the Consortium on Thyroid and Pregnancy

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The Consortium on Thyroid and Pregnancy is a non-profit collaboration of doctors and researchers interested in the effects of thyroid function on pregnancy and child development. Currently, the consortium consists of over 50 individuals representing 25 cohort studies with data on thyroid function during pregnancy. Currently, there are 5 ongoing studies on various clinical outcomes using the dataset that comprises individual participant data of roughly 80.000 pregnant women and their children. The consortium is open access, and those interested in collaborating, sponsoring or performing studies are more than welcome to contact us.

Current members of the Consortium on Thyroid and Pregnancy as of May 2024:

Tim I.M. Korevaar, Coordinator

Tanja Vrijkotte, ABCD (Netherlands)

Peter Taylor, ALSPAC (United Kingdom)

Ashraf Amminorroaya, Aminorroaya et al. (Iran)

Ghalia Ashoor , Ashoor et al. (United Kingdom)

Katrien Benhalima, Bedip-N (Belgium)

Sofie Bliddal, Bliddal et al. (Denmark)

Brenda Eskenazi, Chamacos (United States)

Liang-Miao Chen, Chen et al. (China)

Bijay Vaidya, EFSOCH (United Kingdom)

Robin Peeters, Generation R (Netherlands)

Farkhanda Ghafoor, Ghafoor et al. (Pakistan)

Abel López-Bermejo, GironaFigueres (Spain)

Glenn E Palomaki, HAPO, FASTER, Craig et al. (Multiple)

Victor Pop, HAPPY, Wijnen & Pop data (Netherlands)

Aya Hisada, Hisada et al. (Japan)

Sachiko Itoh, Hokkaido Study (Japan)

Monica Guxens, INMA (Spain)

Fangbiao Tao , Ma'anshan Birth Cohort Study (China)

Lorena Mosso, Mosso et al. (Chile)

Tuija Mannisto, NFBC (Finland)

Marianne Andersen, Odense Child Cohort (Denmark)

David Carty, PIP Study (United Kingdom)

Polina Popova, Popova et al. (Russia)

Kris Poppe, Poppe et al. (Belgium)

Emily Oken, Project VIVA (United States)

Vijay Panicker, Raine Study (Australia)

Marianna Karachaliou, Rhea (Greece)

Alison Yeates, Seychelles Child and Development Study (Seychelles)

John P. Walsh, Western Australia (Australia)

Scientific advisory board: 
Erik K. Alexander, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, USA
Layal Chaker, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands & Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Boston, USA

For general information on thyroid function during pregnancy click here.

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