STUART J OLSHANSKY

Summary

Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Can a lot more people live to one hundred and what if they did?
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:141-5. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Science fact versus SENS foreseeable
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 59:190-2. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Zeno's Paradox of Immortality
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 59:85-92. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Differences in life expectancy due to race and educational differences are widening, and many may not catch up
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1803-13. 2012
  5. pmc Aging in America in the twenty-first century: demographic forecasts from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Milbank Q 87:842-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The law of mortality revisited: interspecies comparisons of mortality
    S J Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago and Center on Aging, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    J Comp Pathol 142:S4-9. 2010
  7. doi request reprint New developments in the illegal provision of growth hormone for "anti-aging" and bodybuilding
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St, Room 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 299:2792-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pursuing the longevity dividend: scientific goals for an aging world
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, Room 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:11-3. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: prescient visions of public health from Cornaro to Breslow
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:22-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Position statement on human aging
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:B292-7. 2002

Research Grants

  1. TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    STUART OLSHANSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Can a lot more people live to one hundred and what if they did?
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States Electronic address
    Accid Anal Prev 61:141-5. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Science fact versus SENS foreseeable
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 59:190-2. 2013
    ..As this paper illustrates, it will be difficult to prove that SENS interventions work because the primary result of interest, negligible senescence, is not an outcome variable in empirical tests of SENS...
  3. doi request reprint Zeno's Paradox of Immortality
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Gerontology 59:85-92. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Differences in life expectancy due to race and educational differences are widening, and many may not catch up
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 31:1803-13. 2012
    ..The message for policy makers is clear: implement educational enhancements at young, middle, and older ages for people of all races, to reduce the large gap in health and longevity that persists today...
  5. pmc Aging in America in the twenty-first century: demographic forecasts from the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on an Aging Society
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Milbank Q 87:842-62. 2009
    ..This article presents a new set of population and life expectancy forecasts for the United States, focusing on transitions that will take place by midcentury...
  6. doi request reprint The law of mortality revisited: interspecies comparisons of mortality
    S J Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago and Center on Aging, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    J Comp Pathol 142:S4-9. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint New developments in the illegal provision of growth hormone for "anti-aging" and bodybuilding
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St, Room 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA 299:2792-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Pursuing the longevity dividend: scientific goals for an aging world
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor Street, Room 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:11-3. 2007
    ..The time has arrived for governments and national and international healthcare organizations to make research into healthy aging a major research priority...
  9. ncbi request reprint Commentary: prescient visions of public health from Cornaro to Breslow
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 35:22-3. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Position statement on human aging
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:B292-7. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Projecting the future of U.S. health and longevity
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:W5R86-9. 2005
    ..Darius Lakdawalla and colleagues provide a methodologically solid basis for concluding that not only does obesity kill, it also takes an alarming toll on health and health care spending at levels that require immediate intervention...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aging down under
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe22. 2005
    ..At the heart of this new organization are annual international scientific conferences. The next meeting (third in the series) will be held in Melbourne, Australia, on 28 to 30 April 2006...
  13. ncbi request reprint Misdirection on the road to Shangri-La
    S Jay Olshansky
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2005:pe15. 2005
    ..S. pattern of longevity will follow that of other longer lived nations and on the extrapolation of historical trends in life expectancy into the future...
  14. ncbi request reprint A potential decline in life expectancy in the United States in the 21st century
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago 60612, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:1138-45. 2005
    ..From our analysis of the effect of obesity on longevity, we conclude that the steady rise in life expectancy during the past two centuries may soon come to an end...
  15. ncbi request reprint Robine and Michel's "Looking forward to a general theory on population aging": commentary
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 West Taylor St, Rm 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:M611-2; author reply M616-20. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint The hype and the reality--part I
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor St, Rm 885, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:B513-4. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint No truth to the fountain of youth
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Sci Aging Knowledge Environ 2002:vp5. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint From Michelangelo to Darwin: the evolution of human longevity
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:316-8. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint At the heart of aging: is it metabolic rate or stability?
    S Jay Olshansky
    School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Biogerontology 6:291-5. 2005
    ..For now there is reason to believe that Demetrius' theory deserves further consideration - whether it meets the test of a paradigm shift has yet to be determined...
  20. ncbi request reprint No truth to the fountain of youth
    S Jay Olshansky
    University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Sci Am 286:92-5. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Biological evidence for limits to the duration of life
    Bruce A Carnes
    Center on Aging, National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago, 1155 E 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Biogerontology 4:31-45. 2003
    ..We use these findings to discuss the issue of limits to the duration of life and the validity of mathematical models used to forecast human longevity...

Research Grants1

  1. TRAINING PROGRAM ON THE BIODEMOGRAPHY OF AGING
    STUART OLSHANSKY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, the PI will pursue additional funds through grants to engage in the research that follows from hypotheses that he and colleagues have already formulated and tested in the newly emerging field of biodemography. ..