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The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging: Methodology and baseline characteristics of 1112 individuals recruited for a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease

Ellis, Kathryn; Bush, A.I.; Darby, David; De Fazio, Daniela; Foster, Jonathon; Hudson, Peter; Lautenschlager, Nicola T.; Lenzo, Nat; Martins, Ralph; Maruff, Paul; Masters, Colin; Milner, A; Pike, Kerryn; Rowe, Christopher; Savage, Greg; Szoeke, Cassandra; Taddei, K.; Villemagne, Victor; Woodward, Michael; Bahar-Fuchs, Alex; Ames, David; AIBL Study Group, various


Background: The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) flagship study of aging aimed to recruit 1000 individuals aged over 60 to assist with prospective research into Alzheimer's disease (AD). This paper describes the recruitment of the cohort and gives information about the study methodology, baseline demography, diagnoses, medical comorbidities, medication use, and cognitive function of the participants. Methods: Volunteers underwent a screening interview, had comprehensive...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: International Psychogeriatrics
DOI: 10.1017/S1041610209009405


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