Sydney Centenarian Study
To determine the “cognitive profile” of exceptionally old individuals (95+ years, hereafter “centenarians”); To relate cognition in this age group to brain imaging parameters on MRI and to neuropathology in brain donors within the group; * To examine centenarians from neuropsychiatric, medical, nutritional, and lifestyle perspectives to establish a “centenarian phenotype”; * To examine the determinants of “autonomy” in centenarians.
- Start Year
- National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia and the University of New South Wales Gold Star Award to Melissa Slavin.
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- Participants are interviewed at baseline, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, and at every subsequent 12 month interval
Sachdev P., Levitan C., Crawford J., Sidhu M., Slavin M., Richmond R., Kochan N., Brodaty H., Wen W., Kang K., Mather K.A., Sydney Centenarian Study team. The Sydney Centenarian Study: Methodology And Profile Of Centenarians And Near-Centenarians. International Psychogeriatrics. 2013; 25(6): 993-1005.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
- Supplementary Information
- Sydney residents aged 95 and above are invited to participate in the study. n =250 in the 95-99 age group and 50 in the 100+ age group.
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.