Erasmus Universitair Medisch Centrum Rotterdam (EMC) is a medical faculty and medical school with a large track record of population epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, and pharmaco-epidemiology. The department of Epidemiology  and Medical Informatics host 2 prospective population cohort studies (Rotterdam Study, Generation R) with up to 25 years of follow-up, and a general practitioners database (IPCI). Numerous publications in high-impact journals such as Nature, New Eng J Med, JAMA and Lancet have been published with material from these data sources.