Longevity Genes Project | Become a Participant in Phase 2 ("LonGenity")

We are currently recruiting for Phase 2 ("LonGenity") participants for the Longevity Genes Project. If you are interested, please contact our office at 718.430.3880 or email longenitystudy@einsteinmed.edu.

Who Can Participate?

Phase 2 participants must be:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Of Ashkenazi Jewish descent (family was originally from Eastern Europe)
  • Living in the United States
  • At least one parent lived to be 95 or older

What Does Participation Involve?

  • Annual visits to Einstein's campus

    Each visit will take approximately 2-3 hours (longer during the first visit), and will include the following
                -Medical history & physical examination
                -Blood test, EKG
                -Tests of memory and walking ability
  • Breakfast or lunch and transportation (or parking) will be provided free of charge

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.
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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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