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Leiden Longevity Study (Offspring and their partners)

Leiden Longevity Study (Offspring and their partners)

Initiatives -
To identify genetic mechanisms of longevity and to characterize their interaction with the environment. Using the results the future health of people without familial longevity can be improved in old age.
Start Year
2001
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Marian Beekman
    Leiden University Medical Center

Design

Study design
Case-control

Marker Paper

Schoenmaker M, de Craen AJ, de Meijer PH, Beekman M, Blauw GJ, Slagboom PE, Westendorp RG. Evidence of genetic enrichment for exceptional survival using a family approach: the Leiden Longevity Study. Eur J Hum Genet. 2006 Jan;14(1):79-84. doi: 10.1038/sj.ejhg.5201508.

PUBMED 16251894

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,465
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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Availability of access information

By contacting the study representative