GenV Vanguard Cohorts Protocol

The Generation Victoria (GenV) Vanguard Cohorts Protocol covers recruitment of participants at a small number of 'Vanguard' hospitals in 2020. It outlines the project design, recruitment approach, data collection, risk, data & biosample management and operational details. This is version three and was approved by the Human Research and Ethics Committee at the Royal Children’s Hospital in April 2020.

We would like to acknowledge the following people for their contributions (in alphabetical order): Katie Allen, Dino Asproloupos, Lynne Atley, David Burgner, Jim Buttery, John Carlin, Jeanie Cheong, Nigel Curtis, Sarah Davies, Ben Edwards, Lottie Gasparini, Harriet Hiscock, Karen Lamb, Joan Leong, Kathryn North, Anne-Louise Ponsonby, Joanne Said, Michael Stringer, and members of the GenV Focus Area and Method Cores Working Groups.