Researchers or medical persons who intend to undertake epidemiologically related research in or related to the International Project on Cardiovascular Diseases in Russia (IPCDR). This research project is associated with Tromsø 7, the 7th round of The Tromsø Study, and the Tromsø participants are assumed to have a project therein.

The epidemiology and computer issues will be held at a basic level, but some background within medicine or health science is required.

Fluency in English is mandatory. Everyone is assumed to be active partners in presentations and discussions.

Recruitment of participants will be through Anna Kontsevaya, David Leon and the local partner.