Partners

The Netherlands
(Coordinating center)
Germany
Italy
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom

The Netherlands

Research center:
VU University Medical Center
EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
De Boelelaan 1089A
1081 HV Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Cohort study:
Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam (LASA)
(www.lasa-vu.nl)

EPOSA research team:
Prof. DJH Deeg, PhD
S van der Pas, PhD
LA Schaap, PhD
NM van Schoor, PhD
EJ Timmermans, PhD

Germany

Research centers:
Bethesda Geriatric Clinic
University of Ulm
Zollernring 26
89073 Ulm, Germany

Institute of the History Philosophy and Ethics of Medicine
University of Ulm
Frauensteige 6
89075 Ulm, Germany

Cohort study:
ActiFE Ulm Study
(www.actife-ulm.de)

EPOSA research team:
MD Denkinger, MD, PhD
Prof. T Nikolaus, MD, PhD (†)
Prof. R Peter, PhD
F Herbolsheimer, MSc.

Italy

Research centers:
National Research Council, Aging Branch, Institute of Neuroscience Padova
Via Giustiniani 2
35128 Padova, Italy

University of Padova
Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and Department of Medicine
Via 8 Febbraio 2
35122 Padova, Italy

Cohort study:
Italian cohort study is part of the National Research Council Project on Aging

EPOSA research team:
Prof. S Maggi, MD, PhD
S Zambon, MD, PhD
F Limongi, MSc
P Siviero, MSc

Spain

Research center:
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Unit of Primary Care and Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine
Arzobispo Morcillo 4
28029 Madrid, Spain

Cohort study:
Ageing in Peñagrande

EPOSA research team:
Prof. Á Otero, PhD
MV Castell, MD, PhD
M Sánchez-Martínez, MD, PhD

Sweden

Research center:
Karolinska Institute of Stockholm
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
PO Box 281
SE-171 77 Stockholm, Sweden

Cohort study:
Swedish Twin Registry
(http://ki.se/en/research/the-swedish-twin-registry-1)

EPOSA research team:
Prof. NL Pedersen, PhD
Rozita Broumandi

United Kingdom

Research center:
University of Southamptom
Southampton General Hospital
MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit
Southampton, UK
SO16 6YD

Cohort study:
Hertfordshire Cohort Study
(http://www.mrc.soton.ac.uk/cohorts/hertfordshire/)

EPOSA research team:
Prof. C. Cooper, MD, PhD
Prof. E.M. Dennison, MD, PhD
MH Edwards, MD
C. Parsons, MSc