On-going Research Projects

Dementia 10/66 Study

The 10/66 Dementia Research Group is a collective of researchers carrying out population-based research into dementia, non-communicable diseases and ageing in low and middle income countries. 10/66 refers to the two-thirds (66%) of people with dementia living in low and middle income countries, and the 10% or less of population-based research that has been carried…


Sleep Sub Study (CoTaSS 2)

The Sleep sub study conducted within the Colombo Twin and Singleton Follow-up study will evaluate the contribution of sleep and activity to the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and depression in Sri Lanka. And evaluate the potential for estimating the degree to which phenotypic correlations in sleep parameter are due to shared genetic or environmental factors as…


Colombo Twin and Singleton Follow-up Study

Strong evidence exists which suggests associations between cardiovascular disease, diabetes and depression. The Colombo Twin and Singleton Study follow-up Study (CoTaSS 2) seeks to explore this in the Sri Lankan population and estimate the extent of overlapping genetic and environmental influences. This is the follow-up study of the population based twin study on common mental…