Human longevity is heritable, but genome-wide association (GWA) studies have had limited success. Here, we perform two meta-analyses of GWA studies of a rigorous longevity phenotype definition including 11,262/3484 cases surviving at or beyond the age corresponding to the 90th/99th survival percentile, respectively, and 25,483 controls whose age at [...]
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LUMC | August 20 - 2019 | PRESSRELEASE Researchers on ageing led by Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have identified a combination of biomarkers in the blood which could help estimate the vulnerability of elderly people consistently across five European countries, equally in men and women of all ages [...]
Abstract The Dutch Society of Research on Ageing (DuSRA) promotes synergy between fundamental and clinical research. DuSRA aims to acquire more knowledge regarding the causes and effects of ageing and its in animals and humans, to acquire more knowledge regarding the socio-biological and clinical problems that exist with ageing [...]
Save the Date: Healthy Ageing: From molecules to organisms - 27-29 May 2020 Applications for our 2020 Healthy Ageing conference will be opening soon. In the meantime, you can sign up here to register your interest in this meeting. Ageing can lead to declining health and function, and [...]
In samenwerking met de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Gerontologie: Kennisnetwerk Ouder Worden en Samenleving wordt op 01-11-2019 het 15e Nationaal Gerontologiecongres georganiseerd. SAMEN WORDEN WE OUDER Op vrijdag 1 november 2019 wordt voor de 15e keer het Nationaal Gerontologiecongres georganiseerd. Het 2-jaarlijkse Nationaal Gerontologiecongres is dé ontmoetingsplek voor iedereen die [...]
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