Tulane Center for Lifespan Epidemiology ResearchNavigation
To discover and develop knowledge to maintain health and prevent disease in individuals and populations across the lifespan.
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.
Center faculty have diverse interests and perform research with implications for health across the lifespan.
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.