UWSC is launching an effort to collect follow-up human microbiome samples and a self-administered questionnaire from a subset of Graduate and Sibling participants and their spouses or partners for the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS).
Midlife in the U.S. (MIDUS) Retention Early Warning Study
In 2018, UWSC will conduct a national in-person field effort to locate and interview MIDUS respondents who participated in early rounds of the study but later attrited.
Wisconsin Longitudinal Study Microbiome Pilot
UWSC conducted a series of focus groups, then launched a pilot effort to collect human microbiome samples, drinking water samples and tests, and a self-administered questionnaire from a subset of Graduate and Sibling participants and their spouses or partners for the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS).
Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS)
The WLS is a unique, large-scale longitudinal study of adults and their families that covers more than half a century of life. It is a valuable resource for research on aging, life course, inter-generational transfers, relationships, family functioning, long term effects of education and cognitive ability, occupational careers, physical and mental well-being, and morbidity and mortality.