Genetics of healthy aging in Europe: the EU-integrated project GEHA (GEnetics of Healthy Aging).

@article{Franceschi2007GeneticsOH,
  title={Genetics of healthy aging in Europe: the EU-integrated project GEHA (GEnetics of Healthy Aging).},
  author={Claudio Franceschi and Vladyslav Bezrukov and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Blanch{\'e} and L. Bolund and Kaare Christensen and Giovanna de Benedictis and Luca Deiana and Efsthatios Gonos and Antti Hervonen and Huanning Yang and Bernard Le Jeune and T. B. Kirkwood and Peter Kristensen and Alberta Leon and Pier Giuseppe Pelicci and L. Peltonen and Michel Poulain and Irene Maeve Rea and Jos{\'e} Remacle and Jean Marie Robine and Stefan W Schreiber and Ewa Sikora and Pieternella E Slagboom and Liana Spazzafumo and Maria Antonietta Stazi and Olivier Toussaint and James W. Vaupel},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={1100},
  pages={21-45}
}
The aim of the 5-year European Union (EU)-Integrated Project GEnetics of Healthy Aging (GEHA), constituted by 25 partners (24 from Europe plus the Beijing Genomics Institute from China), is to identify genes involved in healthy aging and longevity, which allow individuals to survive to advanced old age in good cognitive and physical function and in the absence of major age-related diseases. To achieve this aim a coherent, tightly integrated program of research that unites demographers… CONTINUE READING
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