Azar Cohort Study

Cohort Facts

Locations : Khameneh - East Azerbaijan Province

Main Ethnicities : Turk, Azari

Conducted by : Tabriz University of Medical Sciences


  • Alireza Ostad Rahimi MD,PhD
  • Elnaz Faramarzi PhD
  • Saeid Dastgiri PhD
  • Nayereh Amini-Sani PhD
  • Ali Fakhari MD
  • Samad Ghafari MD

The PERSIAN Cohort started in Khameneh in October 2014.

The enrollment phase finished in December 2016.

Azar Cohort Study Website

Principal Investigator

Mohammad Hossein Somi, MD

Contact us

PERSIAN Cohort Central Committee

Address: Digestive Diseases Research Institute, Kargare Shomali Ave. Tehran, I.R. Iran, 14117-13135

Phone: +98-21-82415238
Fax: +98-21-82415400

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Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in IrAN (PERSIAN Cohort)