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Amish Complex Genetic Disease Database
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The Amish Research Group of the University of Maryland School of Medicine has been studying the Old Order Amish population in Lancaster County, PA, since 1993. This database currently consists of health-related data on over 7,000 adults resulting from studies ranging from population and basic science to clinical and translational research. Areas of investigation include: Cardiovascular Risk, Diabetes, Bone Health, Blood Pressure, Vascular Imaging, Aging, Breast Tissue Density, Platelet Aggregation, Microbiome, Wellness, and Brain Imaging. Extensive genetic data (genotyping and sequencing) is also available.
1995 - Present
Geographic Coverage
Lancaster County (Pa.)
Local Experts
Subject of Study
Subject Domain
Population Age
Adult (19 years to 64 years)
Senior (65 years to 79 years)
Elderly (80 years and over)
Subject Gender
Access Restrictions
Approval required
Access Instructions
Please contact Ms. Ugur Erickson, Program Specialist, UMB School of Medicine
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