NIA Adds Genetic Data to Health and Retirement Study

TitleNIA Adds Genetic Data to Health and Retirement Study
Publication TypeNewspaper Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsCire, B
NewspaperTargeted News Service
Issue DateMarch 2012

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services' National Institutes of Health issued the following news release: "The Health and Retirement Study (HRS), a 20-year nationwide survey of the health, economic and social status of older Americans, has added genetic information from consenting participants to its massive database. Supported by the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health, and conducted by scientists at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the HRS is the premier database for studying retirement and the baby boom generation..."

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gene-environment interactions/gene-environment interactions/genetics/genetics/Genome-Wide Association Study/Genome-Wide Association Study/dbGap/dbGap

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