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Several other studies of the epidemiology of dementia were being undertaken at around the same time as the Canadian Study of Health and Aging. Here are links to a few of them:



Europe:

The European Community Concerted Action on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Dementia Group (EURODEM) Collaborative Study. This study collected data in Germany, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

http://www.alzheimer-europe.org/JMA/English/likelihood.html

The Rotterdam Study:

http://www.healthandage.net/html/min/therotterdamstudy/entrance.htm

The PAQUID Study:

The PAQUID Study has followed a cohort of elderly people in three communities near Bordeaux in France for over 10 years. Their publications are listed on this web site:

http://www.isped.u-bordeaux2.fr/ISPED/RECHERCHE/paquid/FR-PAQUID-Publications.htm

The Lundby longitudinal study, Sweden:

http://www.psykiatr.lu.se/ehcr/lundby.html

The Kungsholmen Project, Stockholm, Sweden:

http://www.ki.se/cnsf/geri/sgrc/kungsholmen/

In England, the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge includes studies of dementia:

http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/

The University of Liverpool’s Department of Psychiatry has undertaken several studies of dementia:

http://www.liv.ac.uk/psychiatry/research.htm

The Cambridgeshire Project for Later Life:

The Cambridgeshire Project for Later Life is part of a six-centre study of health and ageing in the UK. The other centres include are Gwynedd in North Wales, Liverpool, Newcastle upon Tyne, Nottingham and Oxford.

http://www.medinfo.cam.ac.uk/com_med/laterlife/default.htm



The United States:

The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging began in 1958:

http://www.grc.nia.nih.gov/branches/blsa/blsa.htm

The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD):

The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD)and the Established Population for Epidemiology Studies of the Elderly (EPESE), listed below, are run out of Duke University Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.

http://www.geri.duke.edu/research/cerad.html


Established Population for Epidemiology Studies of the Elderly (EPESE):

http://www.geri.duke.edu/research/epese.html

The Nun Study:

The Nun Study is a longitudinal study of aging and Alzheimer’s disease in a sample of nuns.

http://www.mc.uky.edu/nunnet/faq.htm

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