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Thank You to Current BLSA Participants

Dear Friend and Participant of the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging,

Thank you for making the BLSA a success. You have played a central role in advancing our understanding of what it means to get older and so, have improved the lives of people here and around the world. With your help, BLSA continues to generate new discoveries about aging—published in highly-regarded scientific journals, capturing the attention of the public and research community alike.

B L S A researchersThe BLSA is considered a gold-standard for longitudinal research, owing much of this credit to its participants. Over roughly half a century, more than 3,200 people have joined the BLSA, donating their time and energy with enthusiasm and unbelievable commitment.

We look forward to seeing you in Baltimore for your next study visit!

All the best,

Luigi Ferrucci, M.D., Ph.D.
NIA Scientific Director & BLSA Principal Investigator

Eleanor Simonsick, Ph.D.
BLSA Deputy Principal Investigator

Chee Chia, M.D.
BLSA Deputy Principal Investigator

Intramural Research Program, NIA