Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care



As one of the first ageing health research centres, we have a long track record of successful projects related to ageing. We have particular interest in frailty, multi-morbidity, dementia, Parkinson’s, cardio-vascular ageing, healthy ageing and mental well-being in later life.  

Our ageing research has two streams:

British Regional Heart Study

British Regional Heart Study

A long-term study of Cardiovascular disease in men

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Centre for Ageing Population Studies

A leading research group dedicated to the study of health concerns in later life