The Newcastle 85+ Study has been funded by:
- Medical Research Council
- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
- Dunhill Medical Trust
- NIHR School for Primary Care Research
Parts of the work have also been funded by:
- British Heart Foundation
- Unilever Corporate Research
- Newcastle University
- Newcastle Primary Care Trust
We acknowledge the operational support of NHS North of Tyne and of the local general practitioners and their staff.
We thank the research nurses, laboratory technicians, data management and clerical team for outstanding work throughout, as well as many colleagues for their expert advice.
Thanks are due especially to the study participants and, where appropriate, their families and carers.