Goal: There are nearly 100,000 persons over the age of 100, often referred to as “centenarians,” living in the United States. The purpose of this study is to discover why this small portion of the population has extraordinary life spans.
Eligibility Requirements: Over the age of 100 *Geographic criteria are waived for this study
Study Requirements: blood and urine sample; a medical questionnaire about general health
Compensation: compensation will be provided for time and travel
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Goldstein
Unlocking the Genome’s Secrets to Long Life – Science 2011