New at the CLSA

2019
Jul
29 th

CIHR Funding Opportunity: Data Analysis Using Existing Databases and Cohorts

A new funding opportunity from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) will support research that uses existing cohort data, administrative datasets and data platforms that link to or allow access to datasets from multiple sources, including the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2019
Jul
17 th

CIHR launches funding opportunity to support the analysis of CLSA data

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research has announced a $715,000 funding opportunity to support the analysis of Baseline and Follow-up 1 data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

 

2019
Jul
15 th

CLSA reaches new data access milestone with 200 approved projects

The CLSA has reached a new data access milestone with the approval of over 200 research-led projects using data from the CLSA. The approved projects span several disciplines including biological, clinical, social sciences, and population health, and will create knowledge to better understand how various factors, both individually and in combination, affect the ways in which people age.

 

2019
Jul
10 th

Partnership created to uncover reasons for frailty in aging populations

The Canadian Frailty Network, the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging (CLSA), the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and Metabolon, Inc. have announced a collaborative partnership to develop a $4-million research program. This will perform large-scale metabolomic profiling and biomarker identification on samples from Canada’s largest and most comprehensive study on aging.

2019
Jun
25 th

Trainee Spotlight: Q&A with Chloé Pierret

Hi! So, Chloé, can you tell us a little bit about yourself and your path before joining the CLSA team?  

Hello, my name is Chloe Pierret, I’m 20 and I started working for the CLSA’s Statistical Analysis Centre in February 2019. I’m a French Lebanese graduate student who immigrated to Canada for my studies. I studied statistics and computer science at McGill University. I just graduated and will be joining the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicinefor my Master’s in Epidemiology as of October 2019.

2019
Jun
17 th

IALSA-CLSA host cross-national research workshop on four major longitudinal studies

The Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies (IALSA) partnered with the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) to convene a research analysis workshop focusing on four of the world’s largest longitudinal studies on aging.  The primary focus was a cross-national comparison of disease and disability in population representative studies from Canada, UK, USA and Ireland.

2019
Apr
28 th

Public Event: Engaging in Aging: A CLSA Q&A

On Sunday, April 28, 2019, the CLSA Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University hosted a seminar featuring local and national CLSA investigators as they discussed their research and findings using data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2019
Apr
10 th

Ottawa invests $1.2M in CLSA research projects

The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, today announced funding of $1.2 million for 17 projects to be led by researchers across the country that will analyze baseline data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).

2019
Mar
4 th

Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University closed March 4, 2019

The Data Collection Site at Dalhousie University is closed Monday, March 4 due to inclement weather. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) is not affected.

2019
Feb
25 th

Weather closure at Memorial University

Due to impending weather conditions, the Data Collection Site at Memorial University will close at 1 p.m. (NST) on Monday, February 25.