Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation Repository

The SWAN Repository is the biospecimen bank of the SWAN study. The SWAN cohort was recruited from six states and enrolled in 1996-97, consisting of 3,302 African American, Caucasian, Chinese American, Hispanic and Japanese American women. All stored specimens (Serum, Plasma, Urine, & DNA) are from the 3,302 SWAN participants. There are currently nearly 1.8 million samples, collected across the 7 clinic visits. Both SWAN Specimens and Data are available to the scientific community.

  • Siobán D. Harlow, PhD , Principal Investigator
  • Sharon L.R. Kardia, PhD , Co-Investigator
  • Daniel S. McConnell, PhD , Co-Investigator
  • Steffenie Merillat, Project Director
  • Grace Sinay, Research Process Manager
  • Robin Wylie, Web Designer and Administrator

CLASS Laboratory Site

  • 1900 Green Road
  • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
  • Daniel S. McConnell, PhD , Laboratory Director
  • CLASS Lab website