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…


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…