The AIBL2 Research Project is supported by the Science & Industry Endowment Fund

The Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) is a study to discover which biomarkers, cognitive characteristics, and health and lifestyle factors determine subsequent development of symptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease (AD).

  • Launched on 14th November 2006, largest study of its kind in Australia.
  • 4.5+year prospective longitudinal study of cognition.
  • Large scale cohort study: 1000+ participants (minimum age 60 years).
  • Patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and healthy volunteers.
  • Focus on early detection, towards lifestyle interventions.
  • All data is collected at two centers (40% subjects from Perth in Western Australia, 60% from Melbourne, Victoria).
  • A multidisciplinary research team is drawn from partner organisations in Perth, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra and Brisbane.

Researchers please refer to the Support page for access to data and other assistance.


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Our Team

Our multidisciplinary team is drawn from Australia's leading research institutions.

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Our publications have appeared in a range of internationally recognised journals.

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