James Vaupel

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Life expectancy and disparity: an international comparison of life table data
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    BMJ Open 1:e000128. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Research versus Rhetoric
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, and Department of Sociology and Demography, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Gerontology 59:95-6. 2013
  3. pmc Biological mechanisms of disease and death in Moscow: rationale and design of the survey on Stress Aging and Health in Russia (SAHR)
    Maria Shkolnikova
    Federal Arrhythmia Centre, Moscow Institute of Pediatry and Surgery, Moscow, Russia
    BMC Public Health 9:293. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Redistributing work in aging Europe
    James W Vaupel
    Rostocker Zentrum for the Study of Demographic Change and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Science 312:1911-3. 2006
  5. pmc Aging. It's never too late
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Science 301:1679-81. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The future of human longevity--how important are markets and innovation?
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2003:PE18. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The case for negative senescence
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1 D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Theor Popul Biol 65:339-51. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint [The remarkable rise in life expectancy and how it will affect medicine]
    J W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institut für demografische Forschung, Rostock
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:586-92. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Biodemography of human ageing
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Nature 464:536-42. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Biodemographic trajectories of longevity
    J W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Science 280:855-60. 1998

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Publications59

  1. pmc Life expectancy and disparity: an international comparison of life table data
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    BMJ Open 1:e000128. 2011
    ..Greater longevity and greater equality of individuals' lifespans are not incompatible goals. Countries can achieve both by reducing premature deaths...
  2. doi request reprint Research versus Rhetoric
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, and Department of Sociology and Demography, University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany
    Gerontology 59:95-6. 2013
    ..Limited to 1,000 words, we address some serious technical mistakes and factual errors, as well as the misleading quotations in the section of Olshansky's and Carnes' article that attacks some of our joint research...
  3. pmc Biological mechanisms of disease and death in Moscow: rationale and design of the survey on Stress Aging and Health in Russia (SAHR)
    Maria Shkolnikova
    Federal Arrhythmia Centre, Moscow Institute of Pediatry and Surgery, Moscow, Russia
    BMC Public Health 9:293. 2009
    ..However, physiological mechanisms connecting stress with health in Russia remain unclear since existing epidemiological data are scarce and limited to conventional risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Redistributing work in aging Europe
    James W Vaupel
    Rostocker Zentrum for the Study of Demographic Change and Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Science 312:1911-3. 2006
    ..Social science research is needed to provide policy-relevant knowledge about life-course options...
  5. pmc Aging. It's never too late
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Science 301:1679-81. 2003
    ..The good news is, according to Vaupel, Carey, and Christensen in their Perspective, that switching to a restricted diet at any age can yield the benefit of increased longevity--at least in flies (Mair et al.)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The future of human longevity--how important are markets and innovation?
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2003:PE18. 2003
    ..The author discusses how these findings will affect the future of Social Security and argues for a larger, more focused effort with respect to longevity research by demographers, epidemiologists, and economists...
  7. ncbi request reprint The case for negative senescence
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1 D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Theor Popul Biol 65:339-51. 2004
    ..More generally, our models contribute to understanding of the evolutionary and demographic forces that mold the age-trajectories of mortality, fertility and growth...
  8. ncbi request reprint [The remarkable rise in life expectancy and how it will affect medicine]
    J W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institut für demografische Forschung, Rostock
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 48:586-92. 2005
    ..Many official forecasts, however, have assumed lower figures which can have severe consequences both for public and private decision making...
  9. ncbi request reprint Biodemography of human ageing
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Nature 464:536-42. 2010
    ..Research by demographers, epidemiologists and other biomedical researchers suggests that further progress is likely to be made in advancing the frontier of survival - and healthy survival - to even greater ages...
  10. ncbi request reprint Biodemographic trajectories of longevity
    J W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Science 280:855-60. 1998
    ..Explication of these causes and the genetic license for extended survival, as well as discovery of genes and other survival attributes affecting longevity, will lead to even longer lives...
  11. ncbi request reprint A logistic regression model for measuring gene-longevity associations
    Q Tan
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Clin Genet 60:463-9. 2001
    ..The application of the model to empirical data indicates that it is an efficient and easily applicable approach for determining the influences of genes on human longevity...
  12. pmc Lifespan depends on month of birth
    G Doblhammer
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Doberanerstrasse 114, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98:2934-9. 2001
    ..Furthermore, differences in adult lifespan by month of birth decrease over time and are significantly smaller in more recent cohorts, which benefited from substantial improvements in maternal and infant health...
  13. ncbi request reprint Genes and longevity: lessons from studies of centenarians
    A I Yashin
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 55:B319-28. 2000
    ..We apply this method to the analysis of Italian data on genetic markers for five autosomal loci and mitochondrial genomes. Then we discuss basic assumptions used in this analysis and directions of further research...
  14. pmc Genes, demography, and life span: the contribution of demographic data in genetic studies on aging and longevity
    A I Yashin
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Am J Hum Genet 65:1178-93. 1999
    ..We also show how factors such as changes in the initial frequencies of candidate genes in subsequent cohorts, or secular trends in cohort mortality, may influence the results of an analysis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Measuring the genetic influence in modulating the human life span: gene-environment interaction and the sex-specific genetic effect
    Q Tan
    Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Biogerontology 2:141-53. 2001
    ..It is shown that ignoring the existence of heterogeneity can lead to a systematic underestimation of genetic effects and effects due to interactions...
  16. ncbi request reprint The genetic component of discrete disability traits: an analysis using liability models with age-dependent thresholds
    A I Yashin
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Behav Genet 28:207-14. 1998
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Variations of cardiovascular disease associated genes exhibit sex-dependent influence on human longevity
    Q Tan
    Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Exp Gerontol 36:1303-15. 2001
    ..However, the presence of sex-dependent effects and the fact that major CVD-associated genes failed to impose detrimental influence on longevity lead us to concur that the aging process is highly complicated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Longevity studies in GenomEUtwin
    Axel Skytthe
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Twin Res 6:448-54. 2003
    ..Finally, it will provide a resource for identifying unusual sibships (i.e., dizygotic twin pairs) where both survived to extreme ages, as a basis for discovering genetic variants of importance for extreme survival...
  19. ncbi request reprint "Looking old for your age": genetics and mortality
    Kaare Christensen
    Epidemiology 15:251-2. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Decomposing change in life expectancy: a bouquet of formulas in honor of Nathan Keyfitz's 90th birthday
    James W Vaupel
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Str 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Demography 40:201-16. 2003
    ..We extend the formula to decompose change in life expectancy into age-specific and cause-specific components, and apply the methods to analyze changes in life expectancy in Sweden and Japan...
  21. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Inflammatory exposure and historical changes in human life-spans"
    Elisabetta Barbi
    Department of Statistics, University of Messina, Via dei Verdi 58, 98100 Messina, Italy
    Science 308:1743; author reply 1743. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint ["Looking your age"--genetics and mortality]
    Kaare Christensen
    Syddansk Universitet, Institut for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Det Danske Tvillingregister, Epidemiologi
    Ugeskr Laeger 166:3500-1. 2004
  23. pmc Advances in measuring lifespan in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
    Nadege Minois
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:402-6. 2005
    ..Our method will allow results for yeast to be compared more correctly with those for other species...
  24. ncbi request reprint Estimating haplotype relative risks on human survival in population-based association studies
    Qihua Tan
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Genetics, KKA, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Hum Hered 59:88-97. 2005
    ..Results from both simulation and model application indicate that our survival analysis model is an efficient method for inferring haplotype effects on human survival in population-based association studies...
  25. pmc Telomere length and mortality: a study of leukocytes in elderly Danish twins
    Masayuki Kimura
    Center of Human Development and Aging, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ 07103, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:799-806. 2008
    ..Leukocyte telomere dynamics might help explain the boundaries of the human life span...
  26. pmc Men: good health and high mortality. Sex differences in health and aging
    Anna Oksuzyan
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:91-102. 2008
    ..The Nordic countries provide a unique opportunity for such studies, as they have good-quality data in their national health registers, which cover the whole population, and a long tradition of high participation rates in surveys...
  27. ncbi request reprint Do children of long-lived parents age more successfully?
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Institute of Public Health, Epidemiology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
    Epidemiology 13:334-9. 2002
    ..Long-lived individuals are rare and may be selected in part for the genetic factors that promote successful aging. The children of long-lived parents may therefore age more successfully than the children of short-lived parents...
  28. ncbi request reprint The heritability of cause-specific mortality: a correlated gamma-frailty model applied to mortality due to respiratory diseases in Danish twins born 1870-1930
    Andreas Wienke
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Stat Med 22:3873-87. 2003
    ..Environmental influences are non-shared with exception of frailty with respect to respiratory diseases in males, where the shared environment plays an important role...
  29. ncbi request reprint Demography. Broken limits to life expectancy
    Jim Oeppen
    Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Cambridge University, Cambridge, CB2 3EN, UK
    Science 296:1029-31. 2002
  30. ncbi request reprint Age trajectories of grip strength: cross-sectional and longitudinal data among 8,342 Danes aged 46 to 102
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 16:554-62. 2006
    ..The purpose is to study the age trajectory of hand-grip strength after the age of 45 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint Genetic influence on human lifespan and longevity
    Jacob vB Hjelmborg
    Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winslovsvej 9 B, 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    Hum Genet 119:312-21. 2006
    ..These findings provide a support for the search for genes affecting longevity in humans, especially at advanced ages...
  32. pmc The quest for genetic determinants of human longevity: challenges and insights
    Kaare Christensen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winslows Vej 9B, 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Nat Rev Genet 7:436-48. 2006
    ..However, large-scale linkage studies of long-lived families, longitudinal candidate-gene association studies and the development of analytical methods provide the potential for future progress...
  33. ncbi request reprint Family clustering in Sardinian longevity: a genealogical approach
    Graziella Caselli
    University of Rome, La Sapienza, Department of Demography, Italy
    Exp Gerontol 41:727-36. 2006
    ..A more thorough examination of the data available may yield deeper insights into the role played by endogamy and consanguinity...
  34. pmc Why Danes are smug: comparative study of life satisfaction in the European Union
    Kaare Christensen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, JB Winslowsvej 9B, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    BMJ 333:1289-91. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint The Danish Twin Registry in the new millennium
    Axel Skytthe
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, J B Winløws Vej 9B, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:763-71. 2006
    ..This paper summarizes the newest extension of the register and gives examples of new developments and phenotypes studied...
  36. ncbi request reprint Genetics of healthy aging in Europe: the EU-integrated project GEHA (GEnetics of Healthy Aging)
    Claudio Franceschi
    C I G Interdepartmental Centre L Galvani, University of Bologna, Via S Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1100:21-45. 2007
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint A novel sampling design to explore gene-longevity associations: the ECHA study
    Francesco De Rango
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Calabria, Rende, Italy
    Eur J Hum Genet 16:236-42. 2008
    ..This will allow to dimension future sampling campaigns to study-genetic basis of human longevity...
  38. pmc Exceptional longevity does not result in excessive levels of disability
    Kaare Christensen
    The Danish Aging Research Center, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, DK 5000, Odense C, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13274-9. 2008
    ..For the individual, long life brings an increasing risk of loss of independence. For society, mortality reductions are not expected to result in exceptional levels of disability in cohorts of the very old...
  39. ncbi request reprint No association between telomere length and survival among the elderly and oldest old
    Claus Bischoff
    Institute of Human Genetics, Aarhus University, Aarhus C, Denmark
    Epidemiology 17:190-4. 2006
    ..Furthermore, one small longitudinal study of elderly individuals has suggested that longer telomeres are associated with better survival...
  40. ncbi request reprint Twins with implanted pacemakers: Is there an increased mortality risk for the co-twin? A follow-up study based on the Danish Twin Registry and the Danish Pacemaker Register
    Claus Tveskov
    The Danish Pacemaker Register, Department of Cardiology, Odense University Hospital, DK 5000 Odense C, Denmark
    Europace 7:598-603. 2005
    ..Untreated AVB is associated with increased mortality but SSS seems to have a good prognosis. The present study was designed to assess whether first-degree relatives of these patients have an increased mortality risk...
  41. ncbi request reprint Hair loss among elderly men: etiology and impact on perceived age
    Helle Rexbye
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1077-82. 2005
    ..Here we used a population-based twin study of men aged 70+ to assess the magnitude of the genetic component affecting hair loss and to examine the association between baldness and perceived age...
  42. pmc A stress-sensitive reporter predicts longevity in isogenic populations of Caenorhabditis elegans
    Shane L Rea
    Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Box 447, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA
    Nat Genet 37:894-8. 2005
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint A case-only approach for assessing gene by sex interaction in human longevity
    Qihua Tan
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:B129-33. 2002
    ..However, the easily applicable case-only approach can be an important tool for screening many potential genes that contribute to human longevity...
  44. ncbi request reprint A centenarian-only approach for assessing gene-gene interaction in human longevity
    Qihua Tan
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Eur J Hum Genet 10:119-24. 2002
    ..Since centenarians constitute a special population representing successful ageing, the centenarian-only approach will be an important tool in the search for major genes that contribute to human longevity...
  45. ncbi request reprint An allele of HRAS1 3'variable number of tandem repeats is a frailty allele: implication for an evolutionarily-conserved pathway involved in longevity
    Massimiliano Bonafe
    Department of Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna, Via San Giacomo 12, 40126 Bologna, Italy
    Gene 286:121-6. 2002
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Reproduction life history and hip fractures
    Hans Chr Petersen
    Danish Center for Demographic Research, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 12:257-63. 2002
    ..The present study assesses the association between reproduction and hip fractures...
  47. ncbi request reprint Hand grip strength: a phenotype suitable for identifying genetic variants affecting mid- and late-life physical functioning
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology Unit, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Genet Epidemiol 23:110-22. 2002
    ..Hence grip strength is a suitable phenotype for identifying genetic variants of importance to mid- and late-life physical functioning...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Do children of long-lived parents age more successfully?]
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Institut for Sundhedstjenesteforskning, Epidemiologi, Syddansk Universitet, 5000 Odense C
    Ugeskr Laeger 164:5027-32. 2002
    ..Long-lived individuals are rare and may be selected in part for the genetic factors that promote successful ageing. The children of long-lived parents may therefore age more successfully than the children of short-lived parents...
  49. ncbi request reprint The correlation of fecundability among twins: evidence of a genetic effect on fertility?
    Kaare Christensen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, and The Danish Twin Registry, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Epidemiology 14:60-4. 2003
    ..Numerous rare genetic conditions are known to influence fecundability in both males and females. It is less clear to what extent more subtle genetic differences influence fecundability on a population level...
  50. ncbi request reprint The Danish Twin Registry: 127 birth cohorts of twins
    Axel Skytthe
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Twin Res 5:352-7. 2002
    ..The combination of survey data with data obtained by linkage to national health related registers enables follow-up studies both of the general twin population and of twins from clinical studies...
  51. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE) gene polymorphism in relation to physical performance, cognition and survival--a follow-up study of elderly Danish twins
    Henrik Frederiksen
    Department of Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Main Campus Odense University, Odense, Denmark
    Ann Epidemiol 13:57-65. 2003
    ..Using a longitudinal study of elderly twins we studied the association between ACE genotype and physical and cognitive functioning and survival in old age...
  52. ncbi request reprint Major genetic susceptibility for venous thromboembolism in men: a study of Danish twins
    Torben Bjerregaard Larsen
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aalborg, Denmark
    Epidemiology 14:328-32. 2003
    ..Although several genetic determinants (mutations or polymorphisms) have been associated with increased risk of venous thromboembolism, the overall influence of genetic factors on this disease is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Predictors of mortality in 2,249 nonagenarians--the Danish 1905-Cohort Survey
    Hanne Nybo
    Danish Center for Demographic Research, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health and Aging Research Center, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1365-73. 2003
    ..To elucidate whether well-known predictions of mortality are reduced or even reversed, or whether mortality is a stochastic process in the oldest old...
  54. ncbi request reprint Age trajectories of genetic variance in physical functioning: a longitudinal study of Danish twins aged 70 years and older
    Kaare Christensen
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Behav Genet 33:125-36. 2003
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Biodemographic trajectories of age-specific reproliferation from stationary phase in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae seem multiphasic
    Christi M Gendron
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, Rostock D 18057, Germany
    Mech Ageing Dev 124:1059-63. 2003
    ..Furthermore, we observed this pattern in different experiments and in different genotypes and established that this pattern was not due to genetic heterogeneity of the populations...
  56. ncbi request reprint Genetic contribution to rate of change in functional abilities among Danish twins aged 75 years or more
    Kaare Christensen
    Danish Twin Registry, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, DK 5000 Odense, Denmark
    Am J Epidemiol 155:132-9. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Tooth cementum annulation for age estimation: results from a large known-age validation study
    Ursula Wittwer-Backofen
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
    Am J Phys Anthropol 123:119-29. 2004
    ..We conclude that the TCA technique is a reliable method for estimating a subject's age from cementum annulations...
  58. ncbi request reprint Loss of partner and suicide risks among oldest old: a population-based register study
    Annette Erlangsen
    Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Konrad Zuse Strasse 1, D 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Age Ageing 33:378-83. 2004
    ..We do not know the reasons why the suicide mortality is still very high among the oldest old...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cognitive impairment and mortality among nonagenarians: the Danish 1905 cohort survey
    Kjeld Andersen
    Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 13:156-63. 2002
    ..73 (1.37-2.20) for severely impaired Danes compared to individuals with no impairment. Cognitive impairment predicts mortality among the very old, even after controlling for most known predictors of mortality...

Research Grants16

  1. MORTALITY-SURFACE ANALYSIS OF U.S. AND GERMAN SURVIVAL
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Hence it is not clear how much the effects of reunification vs. the effects of other factors account for the change: we will use mortality-surface data and methods to analyze this question. ..
  2. Biodemography of Disease and Death in Moscow
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study will attempt to determine the most informative parameters for predicting health risk for future use in research and public health practice. ..
  3. Oldest-Old Mortality - Demographic Models and Analysis (Supplement to Pr 2)
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..4: To undertake a candidate gene analysis, including haplotype-based analyses to investigate genetic effects on exceptional longevity. ..
  4. Biodemography of Disease and Death in Moscow
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The study will attempt to determine the most informative parameters for predicting health risk for future use in research and public health practice. ..
  5. MORTALITY-SURFACE ANALYSIS OF U.S. AND GERMAN SURVIVAL
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Hence it is not clear how much the effects of reunification vs. the effects of other factors account for the change: we will use mortality-surface data and methods to analyze this question. ..
  6. Exceptional Survival in Danish and Italian Families
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..We will develop powerful, appropriate models and methods of statistical/demographic analysis to study the data in collaboration with other ESF Study Centers. ..
  7. Biodemography of Disease and Death in Moscow
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The study will attempt to determine the most informative parameters for predicting health risk for future use in research and public health practice. ..
  8. Demographic Analysis of Sardinian Longevity
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data collected will be shared with project and other researchers to undertake many other analyses. ..
  9. Demographic Analysis of Sardinian Longevity
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The data collected will be shared with project and other researchers to undertake many other analyses. ..
  10. Demographic Analysis of Sardinian Longevity
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data collected will be shared with project and other researchers to undertake many other analyses. ..
  11. MORTALITY-SURFACE ANALYSIS OF U.S. AND GERMAN SURVIVAL
    James Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Hence it is not clear how much the effects of reunification vs. the effects of other factors account for the change: we will use mortality-surface data and methods to analyze this question. ..
  12. Biodemography of Disease and Death in Moscow
    James W Vaupel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study will attempt to determine the most informative parameters for predicting health risk for future use in research and public health practice. ..