New at the CLSA

2018
Nov
1 st

Biochemistry biomarker data now available

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is pleased to announce the release of biochemistry biomarker data for comprehensive cohort participants from the baseline biospecimen collection.  Approximately 4000,000 biochemistry test results from approximately 27,000 participants are now available for researchers to use.

2018
Oct
15 th

CLSA launches the new wave of data collection

This summer, the CLSA launched the third wave of full data collection from participants across Canada.

2018
Sep
13 th

CLSA Webinar Series 2018-2019

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)’s webinar series covers a broad range of topics related to the study of health and aging in Canada and around the world. The webinar series resumes this fall and will include topics related to the CLSA data on sleep, physical activity and lung function as well as linked environmental exposure data.

 

2018
Sep
11 th

CLSA releases first genomics data

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is pleased to announce the availability of genomics data for approximately 9,900 participants.

2018
Aug
21 st

Public Event: Study Participants Ask, Researchers Respond

On August 28th, 2018, the CLSA Data Collection Site at University of Victoria in partnership with Island Health recently hosted a seminar  for CLSA participants that discussed why specific measures have been included as part of the CLSA, how some of the data are being used, and what we are learning from the study. 

2018
Jul
12 th

CIHR releases Catalyst Grant for research projects utilizing CLSA data

We are pleased to announce that the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) has released the Catalyst Grant that will fund over $900,000 for applications using data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2018
Jun
18 th

Technical issues with participant appointments on June 18, 2018

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) experienced technical issues which affected some interview appointments on June 18, 2018.  If your appointment was missed please contact us to reschedule the interview by calling us at our toll free line at 1-866-999-8303 or email us info@clsa-elcv.ca.  We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.   

2018
Jun
6 th

CIHR annual awards support translation of research into better care for older adults

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-Institute for Aging has implemented the Betty Havens Prize for Knowledge Translation in Aging which aims to recognize the outstanding achievements and excellence in knowledge translation in aging at a local or regional level, and to provide financial support to further foster excellence and innovation in knowledge translation activities.

 

2018
May
31 st

CLSA links with CANUE to release data on environmental health; CIHR announces funding opportunity

The Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) and the Canadian Urban Environmental Health Research Consortium (CANUE) have collaborated to link data on air quality, neighbourhood factors, weather and climate, and greenness indicators to CLSA data on health and aging, to enable research on how environmental factors affect the ways in which Canadians age.

2018
May
22 nd

Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging releases first report on health and aging in Canada

Report presents key findings on physical, mental, and social aspects of aging using data collected from 50,000 Canadians aged 45-85