AUSTRALIAN COHORT AND LONGITUDINAL STUDIES
 

 

 

The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle
Flagship Study of Ageing

Study aims

To investigate which biomarkers, cognitive characteristics, and health and lifestyle factors determine subsequent development of symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Status

Ongoing

Year commenced

2006

No. follow up

1

Timeframes

2006, 2010

Baseline sample size

1112

Sampling

211 individuals with AD, 133 individuals with MCI, 768 healthy individuals aged 60 and over

Gender

Both

Content

Cognitive, imaging, biomarkers, and lifestyle

Data collection

Blood samples, neuropsychological assessments, questionnaires on diet and exercise, and neuroimaging

Type of dementia

AD

Cognitive assessment

MMSE, CDR, Mood measures, Neuropsychological battery

Location of research

Perth and Melbourne

Contact person

Professor David Ames

Contact details

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Web address

aibl.csiro.au

Funding agencies

CSIRO

Data availability

Need approval from the AIBL management committee. Complete the Expression of Interest form.