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The Newcastle 85+ Study

The Newcastle 85+ Study

Initiatives -
The aims of the Newcastle 85+ Study are to expose the spectrum of health within an inception cohort of 800 85 year-olds; to examine health trajectories and outcomes as the cohort ages and their associations with underlying biological, medical and social factors; and to advance understanding of the biological nature of ageing. *Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.*
Start Year
2006
Funding
The UK Medical Research Council, together with the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Counci

Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Joanna Collerton
    Newcastle University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The cohort were followed until the last participant has died.

Marker Paper

Collerton J, Barrass K, Bond J, et al. The Newcastle 85+ study: biological, clinical and psychosocial factors associated with healthy ageing: study protocol. BMC Geriatr. 2007;7:14. Published 2007 Jun 26. doi:10.1186/1471-2318-7-14

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
800
Number of participants with biosamples
Supplementary Information
A cohort of 800 85 year olds from Newcastle and North Tyneside

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other