Welcome to CLER Site

Tulane Center for Lifetime Epidemiology Research

We're Seeking Early Participants

Furthering Medical Research

About

The CLER brings together expertise in population research ranging from maternal and child health, genetics and epigenetics, chronic diseases with a focus on the cardiovascular system, to aging outcomes such as maintenance of cognitive and physical performance and mobility with aging.

Obesity Documentary

Bogalusa Heart Study research is featured prominently in the HBO documentary series called The Weight of the Nation. The series features National Institutes of Health research showing how obesity affects the country’s health and how interventions can turn the tide against obesity and its complications.

Contact

Now screening!

If you or someone you know has participated, call (985)735.9861 or visit our team at 712 Willis Avenue, Bogalusa, Louisiana.

Press

Study has 1,000th follow up

Study has 1,000th follow up

Bogalusa Daily News Story The Bogalusa Heart Study recently had its landmark 1,000th follow-up study participant, and doctors hope to hear from many more. The Bogalusa Heart Study began in 1973, as more than 12,000 children and adults in the Bogalusa area...

BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

BHS Charts Risk Factors in Child Health

Bogalusa Daily News Story The Bogalusa Heart Study recently had its landmark 1,000th follow-up study participant, and doctors hope to hear from many more. The Bogalusa Heart Study began in 1973, as more than 12,000 children and adults in the Bogalusa area...

Weight of the Nation

Weight of the Nation

WWLTV.com Story BOGALUSA, La. - It was groundbreaking research here in Southeast Louisiana by Dr. Gerald Berenson of both LSU Health Sciences Center and Tulane Medical Center. The Bogalusa Heart Study taught us, if your childhood weight was high, if you...