Journal article

COSMIC (Cohort Studies of Memory in an International Consortium): An international consortium to identify risk and protective factors and biomarkers of cognitive ageing and dementia in diverse ethnic and sociocultural groups

Perminder S Sachdev, Darren M Lipnicki, Nicole A Kochan, John D Crawford, Kenneth Rockwood, Shifu Xiao, Juan Li, Xia Li, Carol Brayne, Fiona E Matthews, Blossom CM Stephan, Richard B Lipton, Mindy J Katz, Karen Ritchie, Isabelle Carriere, Marie-Laure Ancelin, Sudha Seshadri, Rhoda Au, Alexa S Beiser, Linda CW Lam Show all

BMC Neurology | BMC | Published : 2013

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Awarded by National Health Research Development Program of Health Canada


Awarded by China Ministry of Science and Technology


Awarded by National Institute on Health/National Institute on Aging


Awarded by National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study


Awarded by National Institute of Aging


Awarded by National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Awarded by National Heart, Lung and Blood Association


Awarded by Ministry for Health, Welfare, & Family Affairs, Republic of Korea


Awarded by National Institute on Aging


Awarded by National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia


Awarded by Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore


Awarded by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia Program Grant


Awarded by National Institute of Health/National Institute on Aging


Awarded by Fondo de Investigacion Sanitaria, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Ministry of Health, Madrid, Spain


Awarded by DIVISION OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CLINICAL APPLICATIONS


Awarded by NATIONAL HEART, LUNG, AND BLOOD INSTITUTE


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Funding Acknowledgements

Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA): Kenneth Rockwood (study leader). Funding from the National Health Research Development Program of Health Canada (6605-3954-MC[S]).Chinese Longitudinal Ageing Study (CLAS): Shifu Xiao (study leader), Juan Li, Xia Li. The authors extend their thanks to the main investigators from across the different regions of China: Tao Wang, Muni Tang, Wei Chen, Feng Bao, Huali Wang, Yuping Wang, Ying Liu, Yaping Wang, Yefeng Yuan, Xiaoyun Zuo, Zhongming Chen, Xulai Zhang, Lijuan Cui, Wenyuan Wu, Mingyuan Zhang. Funding from a China Ministry of Science and Technology grant (2009BAI77B03).Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies (CFAS): Carol Brayne (study leader), Fiona E Matthews, Blossom CM Stephan. Funding from major awards from the Medical Research Council and the Department of Health, UK. Einstein Aging Study (EAS): Richard B Lipton (study leader), Mindy J Katz (study leader). The authors acknowledge the contributions of Molly Zimmerman and Carol Derby. Funding from National Institute on Health/National Institute on Aging grants: 5P01 AG003949, 1R03 AG045474. Etude Sante Psychologique Prevalence Risques et Traitement (ESPRIT): Karen Ritchie (study leader), Isabelle Carriere, Marie-Laure Ancelin (study leader). Funding from Novartis.Framingham Heart Study (FHS): Sudha Seshadri (study leader), Rhoda Au, Alexa S Beiser. The authors acknowledge the contributions of Philip A. Wolf and Galit A. Weinstein, and the dedication of the FHS participants. Funding from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study (Contract No. N01-HC-25195) and grants from the National Institute of Aging (AG08122, AG16495, AG033193), the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NS17950), and the National Heart, Lung and Blood Association (HL93029, U01HL 096917). The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Aging or the National Institutes of Health.Hong Kong Memory and Ageing Prospective Study (HK-MAPS): Linda CW Lam (study leader), Candy HY Wong, Ada WT Fung. The authors acknowledge the contributions of Grace T. Y. Leung, Wai Chi Chan, Department of Health of Hong Kong SAR, the participants and the social centers for their assistance in the assessment, and thank Novartis and Astra Zeneca for their sponsorship of souvenirs for the participants in the baseline study. The baseline study is funded in part by the Mr. Lai Seung Hung & Mrs. Lai Chan Pui Ngong Dementia in Hong Kong Research Fund, and by an educational fund from Eisai.Korean Longitudinal Study on Cognitive Aging and Dementia (KLOSCAD): Ki Woong Kim (study leader), Ji Won Han, Tae Hui Kim. Funding from a Korean Health Technology R& D Project grant from the Ministry for Health, Welfare, & Family Affairs, Republic of Korea (Grant No. A092077).Mayo Clinic Study of Aging (MCSA): Ronald C Petersen (study leader), Rosebud O Roberts, Michelle M Mielke. Funding from the National Institute on Aging: U01 AG006786, P50 AG016574, R01 AG034676.Monongahela Valley Independent Elders Survey (MoVIES): Mary Ganguli (study leader), Hiroko H Dodge, Tiffany Hughes. The authors acknowledge the contributions of 1681 study participants from the Monongahela Valley and of multiple MoVIES project personnel over the years. Funding from Grant # R01AG07562 from the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, United States Department of Health and Human Services.Personality and Total Health (PATH) Through Life Project: Kaarin J Anstey (study leader), Nicolas Cherbuin, Peter Butterworth. The authors acknowledge the further study members Helen Christensen, Andrew MacKinnon, Simon Easteal, Project Managers Trish Jacomb, Karen Maxwell, participants and the NHMRC. Funding from National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia grants 973302, 179805, 157125 and 1002160.Funding from research grants (No. 03/121/17/214 and No. 08/1/21/19/567) from the Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) in Singapore.Sydney Memory and Ageing Study (MAS): Perminder S Sachdev (study leader and consortium head), Darren M Lipnicki, Nicole A Kochan, John D Crawford, Simone Reppermund, Henry Brodaty (study leader). The authors acknowledge the contributions of members of the MAS Team: Allison Bowman, Kim Burns, Anthony Broe, Joula Dekker, Louise Dooley, Michele de Permentier, Sarah Fairjones, Janelle Fletcher, Therese French, Cathy Foster, Emma Nugent-Cleary-Fox, Chien Gooi, Evelyn Harvey, Rebecca Helyer, Sharpley Hsieh, Laura Hughes, Sarah Jacek, Mary Johnston, Donna McCade, Samantha Meeth, Eveline Milne, Angharad Moir, Ros O'Grady, Kia Pfaeffli, Carine Pose, Laura Reuser, Amanda Rose, Peter Schofield, Zeeshan Shahnawaz, Amanda Sharpley, Claire Thompson, Wiebke Queisser, and Sam Wong. Funding from a National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia Program Grant (ID 350833).Tajiri Project: Kenichi Meguro (study leader). The author acknowledges the contributions of Mari Kasai, Kei Nakamura, and Masahiro Nakatsuka. Washington Heights Inwood and Columbia Aging Project (WHICAP): Nicole Schupf (study leader), Jennifer Manly, Yaakov Stern. The authors acknowledge the contributions of Richard Mayeux, Principal Investigator of the WHICAP study, co-investigators Adam Brickman and Jose Luchsinger, and study team members Danurys Sanchez, Ming X. Tang and Howard Andrews. Funding from the National Institute of Health/National Institute on Aging: Grants # R01 AG037212, P01 AG07232.ZARADEMP Project (ZARAgoza DEMentia DEPression Project): Antonio Lobo (study leader), Ra l Lopez-Anton, Javier Santabarbara. The authors acknowledge the further study members Guillermo Marcos, Concepcion De-la-Camara, Pedro Saz, Tirso Ventura, Miguel Angel Quintanilla, and Elena Lobo, and the contributions of the ZARADEMP Workgroup who participated in the study. Funding from the Fondo de Investigacion Sanitaria, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spanish Ministry of Health, Madrid, Spain (grants 94/1562, 97/1321E, 98/0103, 01/0255, 03/0815, 06/0617, and G03/128) and Pfizer Foundation, Madrid.