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Successful ageing in older men – Thriving not just surviving in the Health In Men Study [ 2013 - 2015 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1045710]

Researchers: Prof Leon Flicker (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Kieran Mccaul Prof Bu Yeap Prof Osvaldo Almeida Prof Paul Norman

Brief description Despite “Ageing well, ageing productively” being listed as a research priority, we still do not know what factors increase the ability for people to live a healthy old age, particularly as they enter their older years. Studies suggest that factors in late life have quite different effects on both survival and the major causes of illness. This application will use a large group of older men who have already been followed for 15 years to determine what increases the chance of successful ageing.

Funding Amount $AUD 628,810.57

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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