Age, Gene, Environment, Susceptibility Study -- Reykjavik
To identify genetic and other new risk factors for selected diseases and conditions including: atherosclerosis, cognitive impairment, dementia and subtypes (i.e. Alzheimer's disease), stroke, sarcopenia, obesity, osteoporosis, diabetes, and osteoarthritis; To characterize phenotypes for these diseases and conditions, and study them in relation to genetic susceptibility, gene function and genetic/environmental contributions to disease; To identify contributory molecular markers associated with these conditions including markers of cellular maintenance and repair, markers of oxidative stress, and immunologic and endocrine indicators
- Start Year
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Baseline in 2002-2006 and participants were followed up in 2007-2011.
Harris TB, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G, et al. Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study: multidisciplinary applied phenomics. American journal of epidemiology, 2007; 165(9): 1076-87.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Men and women born between 1907 and 1935 has been followed
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.