Facilites A system of core facilities to strengthen national response capacity for disease outbreaks and stem cell research capacity.
Research on Alzheimer’s
Development of highly effective biomarkers for early diagnosis
of Alzheimer’s disease.
Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES)
KoGES collects epidemiological data and biospecimens such
as blood, urine, and genomes from a large-scale cohort of subjects aged 40 to 69 years through medical examinations
and health surveys.
Study on Women’s Health
The Korea Nurses’ Health Study (KNHS) is a prospective
cohort study that investigates the effects of occupational, environmental, and lifestyle risk factors on the health of
National Center for Medical Information
and Knowledge (NCMIK) Support easier utilization of health and medical information
by establishing a data sharing system built upon the professional and academic information that covers medical science fields and the government’s research outcomes.
Vaccine Research KNIH focuses on the research on vaccine development to address the threats posed by pandemic infectious diseases and bioterrorism.
Functional Genomics Study A genome-wide association study (GWAS) on complex traits and diseases is a method for identifying genetic variants associated with traits or diseases by screening the whole-genome data generated from genotyping of large-scale populations.
National Culture Collection for Pathogens (NCCP) NCCP, a centralized pathogen resource bank, collects, preserves, and standardizes the pathogens isolated from Korean clinical patients. Such high-quality pathogens are provided for researchers, thus contributing to biomedical and public health sciences.
Viral Respiratory Pathogens The emergence of acute infectious diseases caused by different types of respiratory viruses has gradually become a significant public health issue.
National Biosafety Management of Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) for Public Health Autonomous biosafety management capacities of research institutions to ensure a safe level of protection in handling and using LMOs for health and medical purposes.