Osaki-Tajiri Project

Principal Investigator

Professor Kenichi Meguro
Department of Geriatric Behavioral Neurology,
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine,
2-1, Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku,
980-8575 Sendai,
Email: kenichi.meguro.e6@tohoku.ac.jp

Data Contact

Kenichi Meguro
Email: kenichi.meguro.e6@tohoku.ac.jp


Setting: Tajiri, northern Japan
Start Date: 1998
End Date: 2005
Participants: 1654 individuals aged 65+ years
Assessment Schedule: Baseline and follow-up either 5 or 7 years later
Measures: Baseline measures were (1) Demographics, lifestyle and medical history (2) CDR assessment and dementia diagnosis; (3) Cognitive assessment using the MMSE and CASI (covering 9 cognitive domains); (4) Subgroups with MRI scans. The follow-up measure was diagnosis of dementia.

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