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The Australian National University
DYNOPTA - Dynamic Analyses to Optimise Ageing
ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment


DYNOPTA acknowledgement statement

"The data on which this research is based were drawn from several Australian longitudinal studies including: the Australian Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ALSA), the Australian Longitudinal Study of Women’s Health (ALSWH), the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab), the Blue Mountain Eye Study (BMES), the Canberra Longitudinal Study of Ageing (CLS), the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia study (HILDA), the Melbourne Longitudinal Studies on Healthy Ageing (MELSHA), the Personality And Total Health Through Life Study (PATH), and the Sydney Older Persons Study (SOPS). These studies were pooled and harmonized for the Dynamic Analyses to Optimise Ageing (DYNOPTA) project. DYNOPTA was funded by an NHMRC grant (# 410215). All studies would like to thank the participants for volunteering their time to be involved in the respective studies. Details of all studies contributing data to DYNOPTA, including individual study leaders and funding sources, are available on the DYNOPTA website ( findings and views reported in this paper are those of the author(s) and not those of the original studies or their respective funding agencies."

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