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...and it is probable that there is some secret here which remains to be discovered.

—C. S. Peirce

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About BLSA

The National Institute on Aging’s Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging is America's longest-running scientific study of human aging. Started 1958, BLSA answers critical questions about what happens as people get older. Study findings have helped distinguish changes due to normal aging and those due to disease or other causes.

For Participants

Learn more about participating in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

For Media

Dr. Nathan W ShockNIA Media Inquiries:

National Institute on Aging
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Bldg. 31, Room 5C27, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 1-301-496-1752
Fax:1-301-496-1072
Email: nianews3@mail.nih.gov

Audience

The National Institute on Aging’s Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging is America's longest-running scientific study of human aging. Started 1958, BLSA answers critical questions about what happens as people get older. Study findings have helped distinguish changes due to normal aging and those due to disease or other causes.

Learn more about participating in the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging.

Dr. Nathan W ShockNIA Media Inquiries:

National Institute on Aging
Office of Communications and Public Liaison
Bldg. 31, Room 5C27, 31 Center Drive, MSC 2292
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 1-301-496-1752
Fax:1-301-496-1072
Email: nianews3@mail.nih.gov

Dr. Nathan W. Shock retires, named Scientist Emeritus; Dr. Richard C. Greulich appointed Scientific Director of the NIA.