Genetic Data Request Form

Applying for access to HRS Genetic Data Products

Polygenic Score Data (PGS) is available as public data from the HRS Data Download System with no additional application steps, and does not require this application form.

2008 Telomere Data is available as an HRS Sensitive Health Data Product, and does not require this application form. See the Sensitive Health Data page for application details.

Genotype Data Versions 1 and 2 are available directly from dbGaP and require dbGaP Authorized Access. See the YouTube video dbGaP: Apply for Controlled Access Data for a step-by-step demonstration of how the application process works. HRS-dbGaP Cross-Reference Files v1 and v2 are required to link HHID/PN (the unique HRS identifier) to the identifier assigned to HRS genetic data stored in the dbGaP system.

HRS-dbGaP Cross-Reference Files v1 and v2 are required to link HHID/PN (the unique HRS identifier) to the identifier assigned to HRS genetic data stored in the dbGaP system. Submit this form to apply for access to the cross-reference files after you receive your dbGaP Authorized Access. A completed and signed Genetic Data Access Use Agreement is required.

Candidate Gene and SNP Files, Exome Data are available through through a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) system that allows users to connect their own desktop to a secure data enclave. If you have an HRS Restricted Data Agreement (RDA), submit this form to apply for access to these products. If you need to apply for an RDA, begin at the Restricted Data: Access with VDI page.