At present, our main focus are: 1. to investigate the "novel" neurodegenerative disease entities and subtypes of classic neurodegenerative diseases; 2. to investigate the genetic background of these neuropathologies by using a genome-wide analysis.
- Start Year
- Funded by the Alzheimer Foundation of Finland, the Red Feather Project of the Lions, Ministry of Education in Finland, the Centenary Foundation of Helsingin Sanomat, and the Finnish Neurology Association.
Visit Vantaa 85+
- Study design
- Population cohort
- Follow Up
- The clinical follow-up studies were carried out in 1994, 1996, 1999, and 2001.
Rastas S, Pirttilä T, Viramo P, Verkkoniemi A, Halonen P, Juva K, Niinistö L, Mattila K, Länsimies E, Sulkava R. Association between blood pressure and survival over 9 years in a general population aged 85 and older. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Jun;54(6):912-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2006.00742.x.
- Sources of Recruitment
Number of participants
- Number of participants
- Number of participants with biosamples
Availability of data and biosamples
No coverage data about the variables classifications are available.