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BOSS (Beaver Dam Offspring Study)

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BOSS (Beaver Dam Offspring Study)

Dr. Cruickshanks’ research program is focused on the epidemiology of aging, with an emphasis on sensory and cognitive impairments. Her group is investigating how genetic factors, environmental, lifestyle and biological factors including inflammation and vascular disease contribute to the development of vision, hearing, olfactory and cognitive impairments and disorders.

Her program is based on three major cohort studies: