Individual Study / PTTS

Project Talent Twin and Sibling Study

Project Talent Twin and Sibling Study

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Initiatives -
We seek to answer such questions as: Why do some people stay healthy into older age, while others decline in middle age?How does work history influence later-life health? **Contact: ProjectTalent@air.org**
Start Year
2012
Funding
National Institute on Aging
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Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
5 waves (follow up 54 years)
Supplementary Information
https://dornsife.usc.edu/labs/projecttalent/ptts2/

Marker Paper

Prescott CA, Walters EE, Arpawong TE, Zavala C, Gruenewald TL, Gatz M. The Project Talent Twin and Sibling Study: Zygosity and New Data Collection. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2019;22(6):769-778. doi:10.1017/thg.2019.117

PUBMED 32043952

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Families

Number of participants

Number of participants
4,481
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Siblings from 2233 families

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other