Individual Study / CLSA

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Ageing

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Ageing

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The aim of the CLSA is to find ways to help us live long and live well, and understand why some people age in healthy fashion while others do not.
Start Year
2009
Funding
Support for the study has been provided by the Government of Canada through the CIHR and the Canada Foundation for Innovation, as well as the provincial governments of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador.
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Susan Kirkland
    Dalhousie University Halifax
  • Dr. Parminder Raina
    McMaster University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Follow up the participants for at least 20 years.

Marker Paper

Raina PS, Wolfson C, Kirkland SA, Griffith LE, Oremus M, Patterson C, Tuokko H, Penning M, Balion CM, Hogan D, Wister A, Payette H, Shannon H, Brazil K. The Canadian longitudinal study on aging (CLSA). Can J Aging. 2009 Sep;28(3):221-9. doi: 10.1017/S0714980809990055.

PUBMED 19860977

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
50,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Individuals who are between the ages of 45 and 85.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : https://www.clsa-elcv.ca