Longevity Genes Project | Become a Participant in Phase 1

We are currently recruiting for Phase 1 participants for the Longevity Genes Project.

Who Can Participate?

Phase 1 participants must be:

  • 100 years of age or older
  • Living in the greater New York area

What Does Participation Involve?

  • Home visit by member of Einstein's Institute for Aging Research
  • Each visit will take approximately 2-3 hours, and will include the following:
                -Blood tests
                -Self-reported health history
                -Brief physical examination

Benefits of Joining the Study

  • In exchange for their time, participants will receive a comprehensive medical assessment. Additionally, participants will play an active role in a scientific study that could lead to new drug therapies that may help people live longer, healthier lives and avoid or delay age-related diseases.

If you or someone you know would like to participate in the Longevity Genes Project study, please complete the form below. If you qualify for the study, a member of the Institute for Aging Research will be in touch with you.

Longevity Genes Project website

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Nir Barzilai aging research albert einstein college of medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYNir Barzilai, MD (bio) 

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Genetics
Ingeborg and Ira Leon Rennert Chair in Aging Research


Ana Maria CuervoAna Maria Cuervo, PhD, MD (bio) 

Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology
Professor, Dept. of Anatomy & Structural Biology
Professor, Dept. of Medicine
Robert and Renée Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases

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