About the portal

Our Mission

CARTaGENE is a research platform from the CHU Sainte-Justine that facilitates access to health data and biological samples to researchers in order to perform research in various fields such as heart diseases, diabetes, cancer and mental health.

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How you're helping?

The success of CARTaGENE depends on the long-term commitment of participants who support our mission and volunteer their time to complete surveys and donate biological samples. By participating in CARTaGENE, you are contributing to innovative scientific research. This has helped enable research projects that use real-world evidence to prevent and treat common chronic conditions.

Why this portal?

CARTaGENE has created this easy-to-use portal in order to stay in touch with participants. The portal allows you to:

  • Update your personal information and health data;

  • Take part of health-related studies that are of interest to you;

  • Receive information about CARTaGENE's ongoing activities.

What to expect?

Now that the cohort has been established, CARTaGENE is focusing most of its efforts on the long-term follow-up.

  • Futures communications: This portal will be CARTaGENE's main way of communicating with you.

  • Regular health updates: As a registered user of this portal, you will receive invitations to update your health information. You are always free to decide whether or not you wish to participate in these studies.

  • Participation in sub-studies: If eligible, you may also be invited to take part of sub-studies on specific topics.

How it Works?

Step 1

Step 1: Participants register and consent.

Step 2

Step 2: Participants review and update their personal information.

Step 3

Step 3: Participants complete the COVID-19 questionnaire.