Identify relevant risk factors and predictors for Healthy Ageing
Our activities support prevention research. We investigate persons' risk factors for incidence of disease and disease complications, or absence of disease by following groups of unselected individuals or specific patients over the life span (cohorts). From this data, we identify relevant risk factors and predictors for Healthy Ageing. This unique knowledge offers interesting opportunities for developing prevention strategies.
We aim to develop, improve and disseminate advanced methodology and apply these methods in future research projects to data from large UMCG population based cohorts such as: