Leiden Longevity Study (Nonagenarians)
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. ** email@example.com**
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- Study design
- Population cohort
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.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
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- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- 420 families of Caucasian origin take part in the Leiden Longevity Study (LLS). Includes families with at least two long-living siblings (men aged 89 years or above; women aged 91 years or above)
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.