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Genetic data access

The different types of genetic data products and how to access them are listed on The process detailed here is specifically for researchers who would like to access ELSA genetic data linked to phenotypic data. 


ELSA Genetic Data Access Committee


Researchers who wish to link the ELSA GWAS or existing candidate gene polymorphisms with ELSA phenotypic data are required to submit a full application to the ELSA Genetic Data Access Committee (ELSA-GDAC).


Please read the application guidelines and application assessment criteria below before compiling your application.


You will need to specify (in word or excel) the variable name, description, and which waves you require the data from so that these can be examined by the data access committee. An example of such a file is included below:

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