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Einstein Aging Study

Einstein Aging Study

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Initiatives -
To examine the prevalence and incidence rates for dementia, Alzheimer dementia, amnestic mild cognitive impairment and nonamnestic mild cognitive impairment by demographic characteristics.
Start Year
1993
Funding
National Institute on Aging Grant AG03949
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Richard Lipton
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Based on an average of 3.9 years of follow-up (range 1 to 16 years).

Marker Paper

Katz et al. Age-specific and sex-specific prevalence and incidence of mild cognitive impairment, dementia and Alzheimer dementia in blacks and whites: a report from the Einstein Aging Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 2012;26:335-43. doi: 10.1097/WAD.0b013e31823dbcfc

PUBMED 22156756

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,000
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 70 years old.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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