Centenarian

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 Requirementsblood and urine sample; a medical questionnaire about general health

Compensation: compensation will be provided for time and travel

Total Enrollment

Principal Investigator: Dr. David Goldstein

Media:

Unlocking the Genome’s Secrets to Long Life – Science 2011

Publications:

Burden Analysis of Centenarian and Control Genomes

 

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