New at the CLSA

2019
Feb
12 th

CLSA National Coordinating Centre Closed February 12, 2019

The National Coordinating Centre of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is closed today due to inclement weather. The closure impacts all operations at CLSA sites in Hamilton, Ontario. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) will resume February 13, 2019.

2019
Feb
8 th

Science in the Park at MIP: The Purpose of Living Long

Life expectancy in Canada has increased steadily over the past 150 years, according to Statistics Canada. Today, the average Canadian can expect to live well into his or her 80s thanks to huge advances in public health and awareness. But how do longer lifespans change the way we live as individuals and as a society?

2019
Feb
6 th

CLSA National Coordinating Centre Closed February 6, 2019

The National Coordinating Centre of the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) is closed today due to inclement weather. The closure impacts all operations at CLSA sites in Hamilton, Ontario. Please note that service on the CLSA toll-free line (1-866-999-8303) will resume on February 7, 2019.

2019
Jan
11 th

CLSA Website Maintenance – January 18, 2019

The CLSA website will be offline for scheduled maintenance from 10 a.m. to noon (EST) on Friday, January 18. If you wish to contact the CLSA during this time, please call our toll-free number at        1-866-999-8303 or email info@clsa-elcv.ca.

 

2018
Dec
10 th

CLSA launches online data access application system

In December 2018, the CLSA launched Magnolia, a new web-based data access application. Researchers are invited to use this new online system to submit data access requests for upcoming application deadlines.

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 400,000 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.