Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study

Overview

Acronym
VA NAS
Website
VA NAS
Investigators
  • Dr. Avron Spiro III

    Veterans Administration Medical Center

  • Dr. Carolyn Aldwin

    Oregon State University

  • Dr. David Olson

    University of Alberta

  • Dr. Daniel Mroczek

    Northwestern University

Contacts
  • Dr. Avron Spiro III

    Veterans Administration Medical Center

General Design

Study design
Cohort
Start Year
1963
General Information on Follow Up (profile, frequency)
Recruitment Target
  • Individuals
Number of Participants
2,280
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
2,280

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Possible Access to Data
Possible Access to Biosamples
Other

Marker Paper

Bell B, Rose CL, Damon H. The Normative Aging Study: an interdisciplinary and longitudinal study of health and aging. Aging and Human Development, 1972; 3: 5-17.

Supplementary Information

Timeline

Population

NAS population

Selection Criteria

Gender
Men only
Countries
  • United States of America
Territory

Boston area

Health Status
  • Initially healthy

Sample Size

Number of Participants
2,280
Number of Participants with Biological Samples
2,280

Individual Studies Included

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Harmonization Projects Included

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Networks

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Datasets

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