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Berlin Aging Study II

Berlin Aging Study II

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BASE-II investigates the physical, cognitive, and social conditions that lead to successful ageing in a population-based longitudinal study (1600 participants 60–80 yrs., 600 participants 20–35 yrs.), with a thorough physical health examination, multiple tests of cognitive abilities, and complete questionnaires.
Start Year
2014
End Year
2018
Funding
German Federal Ministry of Education
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen
    Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Baseline (2014) - 2018

Marker Paper

Bertram L, Böckenhoff A, Demuth I, et al. Cohort profile: The Berlin Aging Study II (BASE-II). Int J Epidemiol. 2014;43(3):703-12. doi:10.1093/ije/dyt018

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,200
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Consolidated baseline sample of 1,600 older adults aged 60 to 80 years and of 600 younger adults aged 20 to 35 years

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.base2.mpg.de/en/project-information...