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About the Consortium on Thyroid and Pregnancy


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 November 2021:

Tim I.M. Korevaar, Coordinator

T. Vrijkotte, ABCD Study (Netherlands)

Peter Taylor, ALSPAC (United Kingdom)

Ghalia Ashoor ,  (United Kingdom)

Sofie Bliddal,  (Denmark)

Liang-Miao Chen, (China)

Bijay Vaidya, EFSOCH (United Kingdom)

Glenn E Palomaki, FASTER (United States)

Robin Peeters, Generation R (Netherlands)

Farkhanda Ghafoor, (Pakistan)

Abel López-Bermejo, Girona (Spain)

Victor J.M. Pop, HAPPY (Netherlands)

Aya Hisada,  (Japan)

Sachiko Itoh, Hokkaido Study (Japan)

Mònica Guxens, INMA (Spain)

Ashraf Aminorroaya, (Iran)

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

Lorena Mosso, (Chile)

Tuija Mannisto, NFBC (Finland)

David Carty , PIP Study (United Kingdom)

Polina Popova,  (Russia)

Kris Poppe , (Belgium)

Leda Chatzi, Rhea (Greece)

Elizabeth N. Pearce, VIVA (United States)

John P. Walsh, (Western Australia)

Victor Pop,  (Netherlands)


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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