Individual Study / HELIAD

Hellenic Longitudinal Investigation of Aging and Diet

Hellenic Longitudinal Investigation of Aging and Diet

Initiatives -
It was designed to estimate the prevalence and incidence of Alzheimer disease, other dementias, mild cognitive impairment, and other neuropsychiatric conditions of aging in the Greek population and to investigate associations between nutrition and cognitive dysfunction/age-related neuropsychiatric diseases in this Mediterranean population. The study also ascertains several demographic, medical, social, environmental, clinical, nutritional, and neuropsychological determinants and lifestyle activities. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2011
End Year
2014
Funding
IIRG-09- 133014 from the Alzheimer’s Association; 189 10276/8/9/2011 from the ESPA-EU program Excellence Grant (ARISTEIA), which is co-funded by the European Social Fund and Greek National resources, and ΔΥ2β/οικ.51657/14.4.2009 from the Ministry for Health and Social Solidarity (Greece).

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Nikolaos Scarmeas
    Columbia University

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Dardiotis et al. The Hellenic Longitudinal Investigation of Aging and Diet (HELIAD): Rationale, study design, and cohort description. Neuroepidemiology, 2014;43:9-14. doi:10.1159/000362723

PUBMED 24993387

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,050
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 65 years old.

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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