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Tokyo Centenarian Study

Tokyo Centenarian Study

Initiatives -
To determine the most important drivers of successful aging (extreme longevity) in Japanese centenarians.
Start Year
2000
End Year
2012
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Nobuyosi Hirose
    Keio University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The study followed up the cohort for a period of 6.2 years.

Marker Paper

Arai, Y., Takayama, M., Inagaki, H., Gondo, Y., Masui, Y., & Hirose, N. (2015). Centenarian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Research on Healthy Longevity. In Aging Mechanisms; pp. 31-49. Springer Japan

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
514
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
People living in 23 wards of Tokyo between 2000 and 2002 from the basic resident registry.

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Availability of data and biosamples

Data
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