Genetic Data from Thousands of Individuals Added to Long-term Aging Study | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute on Aging has added genetic data from thousands of consenting individuals to a large-scale, long-term national study of older Americans, enabling researchers to analyze medical, sociological, and genetic information as they study age-related issues.

The National Institutes of Health said on Tuesday that it has posted the data from around 13,000 individuals who provided samples for the Health and Retirement Study to its dbGAP online database.

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