Organization

Name

MRC Unit

Description

The MRC Unit now known as the MRC Unit Lifelong Health and Ageing is currently based at the University College London (mrc unit lifelong health ageing ucl, n.d.). It was previously based at the London School of Economics. The unit is home of the National Survey of Health and Development and other population-based studies. It's mission is to identify social and biological factors that affect lifelong health, ageing and the development of chronic disease risk by: using and enhancing the NSHD and other population-based studies; and exchanging knowledge gained with policymakers, health practitioners and other research users, and promoting public understanding of healthy ageing (MRC units, n.d.)