Ongoing Research Projects

Last update: February 22nd, 2022

2020

Investigating the relationship between physical activity, psychosocial and biological moderators, and cognition in NuAge and NutCog

Principal Investigator : Alexandra J. Fiocco

Principal Affiliation : Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

The association between western diet and cognitive function, and the mediating role of CRP and protein carbonyls in the NutCog-NuAge study

Principal Investigator : Alexandra J. Fiocco

Principal Affiliation : Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Facteurs nutritionnels associés à la préservation de la masse et de la force musculaire chez les personnes âgées de la cohorte NuAge: au-delà de l’apport protéique

Principal Investigator : Nancy Presse

Principal Affiliation : Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

The Cognitive-Prefrail syndrome and its association with adverse health outcomes: Results from the NuAge observational population-based study
Principal Investigator : Olivier Beauchet
Principal Affiliation : Jewish General Hospital Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Montréal, QC, Canada
Dairy product intake and cognitive function in free-living older adults

Principal Investigator : Stéphanie Chevalier

Principal Affiliation : Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montréal, QC, Canada

2019

Investigation of key metabolic biomarkers as predictors of cognitive decline in elderly individuals in the NutCog Study

Principal Investigator : Nancy Presse

Principal Affiliation : Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Diet, physiological dysregulation, and aging: understanding longitudinal links through trajectory analysis
Principal Investigator : Alan A. Cohen
Principal Affiliation : Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Association of Centre of Excellence Self-AdMinistered questionnaire (CESAM) score and frailty levels with incident adverse health events in older community dwellers: Results of the NuAge study
Principal Investigator : Olivier Beauchet
Principal Affiliation : Jewish General Hospital Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Montréal, QC, Canada
The relationship between serum osteocalcin and muscle mass, physical function and cognition
Principal Investigator : José A. Morais
Principal Affiliation : Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center, Montréal, QC, Canada
Low protein intake, physical activity and muscle strength and function in European and North-American community-dwelling older adults: a pooled analysis of four longitudinal cohorts of ageing

Principal Investigator : Helena Canhão

Principal Affiliation : New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Dévelopement d’un index de comorbidité / Multimorbidity in older men and women in the NuAge and CLSA cohorts
Principal Investigator : Mark Keezer
Principal Affiliation : Centre hospitalier de l’Universitaire de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
Validation of a rasch-based frailty ladder using NuAge data set

Principal Investigator : Nancy E. Mayo

Principal Affiliation : McGill University Health Center, Montréal, QC, Canada

2017

The biological underpinnings of Motoric Cognitive Risk syndrome: a multi-center study
Principal Investigator : Olivier Beauchet
Principal Affiliation : Jewish General Hospital Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Montréal, QC, Canada
Associations between long chain fatty acids and cognitive function and decline: comparison of methods of analysis

Principal Investigator : Nancy Presse

Principal Affiliation : Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Understanding the complexity of aging through physiological dysregulation: implications for preserving healthspan
Principal Investigator : Alan A. Cohen
Principal Affiliation : Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
The Importance of Milk and Dairy Products as Determinants of Vitamin B12 Status in Healthy Older Adults: Data from the NuAge Prospective Cohort

Principal Investigator : Nancy Presse

Principal Affiliation : Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

2016

The “Motoric Cognitive Risk” syndrome in the Quebec population: results from the NuAge study
Principal Investigator : Olivier Beauchet
Principal Affiliation : Jewish General Hospital Sir Mortimer B. Davis, Montréal, QC, Canada
Apport des approches métabolomiques et lipidomiques pour une meilleure stratification du syndrome métabolique

Principal Investigator : Estelle Pujos-Guillot (co-PI : Blandine Comte, Pierrette Gaudreau)

Principal Affiliations : EPG, BC: Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique (INRA), Clermont-Ferrand, France; PG: Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal Research Center, Montréal, QC, Canada

2015

The influence of empirically derived dietary pattern on cognitive function in older adults

Principal Investigator : Alexandra J. Fiocco

Principal Affiliation : Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

2014

The role of olfactory deficits in the cognitive dysfunction observed in the aging population (ORCA)

Principal Investigator : Rona K. Graham

Principal Affiliation : Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Completed since March 8, 2019

Prospective associations of per meal dose of protein intake with decline in muscle strength and function in community-dwelling older adults: results from the NuAge study

Principal Investigator : Nancy Presse

Principal Affiliation : Research Center on Aging, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

Project period: 2019-2021

Prevention Of Malnutrition in Senior Subjects (PROMISS)

Principal Investigator : Marjolein Visser

Principal Affiliation : Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Pays-Bas

Project period: 2016-2021

Understanding the role of contrasting urban contexts in healthy aging : an international study of daily mobility and active living using wearable sensor devices across cohorts (CURHA)
Principal Investigator : Yan Kestens

Principal Affiliation : Centre hospitalier de l’Universitaire de Montréal Research Center, Montréal, QC, Canada

Project period: 2014-2021