Individual Study / SLAS I & II

Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies

Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Studies

Initiatives -
The SLAS is a community-based longitudinal epidemiologic study that aims to increase the understanding of ageing and health, and the factors that influence the ageing process. SLAS seeks to identify the cognitive, biomedical, lifestyle and behavioral, as well as psychosocial risk and protective factors that affect the transition from healthy ageing to functional impairment, illness and death.
Start Year
2003
Funding
National University (Singapore)

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Tze Pin Ng
    National University of Singapore

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
Participants are revisited on a 3-yearly follow up

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
6,183
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
Over 55 years old

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other