bookmark KORA / Kooperative Gesundheitsforschung in der Region Augsburg Provides recent as well as existing studies with their respective data and biosamples. KORA is a research platform that serves as a basis for population-based epidemiological studies on different topics like diabetes, cardio-vascular and lung diseases. This resource also provides KORA-gen, an open resource for external researchers. It offers access to information about available population controls for genetic studies as well as provision of DNA samples, genotypic and phenotypic data. As a consequence, this integrated database includes information from more than 20 000 participants which belong to one or more of over 15 studies.