Yang Yang

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social isolation and adult mortality: the role of chronic inflammation and sex differences
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 54:183-203. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Social support, social strain and inflammation: evidence from a national longitudinal study of U.S. adults
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 107:124-35. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of social integration on metabolic functions: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal study of US older adults
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, 27517, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1210. 2013
  4. pmc Aging and cancer mortality: dynamics of change and sex differences
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
    Exp Gerontol 47:695-705. 2012
  5. pmc Change of sex gaps in total and cause-specific mortality over the life span in the United States
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Sociology, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:94-103. 2012
  6. pmc Sex differences in age trajectories of physiological dysregulation: inflammation, metabolic syndrome, and allostatic load
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Sociology, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:493-500. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Population heterogeneity in the impact of body weight on mortality
    Hui Zheng
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:990-6. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Nanoparticle delivery of pooled siRNA for effective treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
    Yang Yang
    Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States
    Mol Pharm 9:2280-9. 2012
  9. pmc SPHERE: SPherical Harmonic Elastic REgistration of HARDI data
    Pew Thian Yap
    Department of Radiology and BRIC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Neuroimage 55:545-56. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in the Strehler-Mildvan general theory of mortality and aging
    Hui Zheng
    Department of Sociology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0088, USA
    Demography 48:267-90. 2011

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Social isolation and adult mortality: the role of chronic inflammation and sex differences
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 54:183-203. 2013
    ..There are notable sex differences in the mortality effects of social isolation in that they are greater for men and can be attributed in part to their heightened inflammatory responses...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social support, social strain and inflammation: evidence from a national longitudinal study of U.S. adults
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States Electronic address
    Soc Sci Med 107:124-35. 2014
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  3. ncbi request reprint Impact of social integration on metabolic functions: evidence from a nationally representative longitudinal study of US older adults
    Yang Claire Yang
    Department of Sociology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chapel Hill, NC, 27517, USA
    BMC Public Health 13:1210. 2013
    ..To fill this gap we tested the effects of social integration on metabolic functions over time in a nationally representative sample of older adults in the United States and examined population heterogeneity in the effects...
  4. pmc Aging and cancer mortality: dynamics of change and sex differences
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
    Exp Gerontol 47:695-705. 2012
    ..Analysis of age dynamics and sex differences in cancer mortality may modify extant aging-related theories of carcinogenesis and frame future searches for specific explanatory factors...
  5. pmc Change of sex gaps in total and cause-specific mortality over the life span in the United States
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Sociology, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:94-103. 2012
    ..However, the patterns and explanations of variations in sex disparities in mortality across the life span and underlying causes of death are not well understood. We conducted a population-based study to further test this hypothesis...
  6. pmc Sex differences in age trajectories of physiological dysregulation: inflammation, metabolic syndrome, and allostatic load
    Yang Yang
    Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Sociology, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:493-500. 2011
    ..These patterns remain robust after adjustment of risk factors and shed light on the biological base of the reduction of sex difference in mortality in the post-reproductive life span...
  7. doi request reprint Population heterogeneity in the impact of body weight on mortality
    Hui Zheng
    Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Soc Sci Med 75:990-6. 2012
    ..We discuss these findings in the context of the extant literature and the long-term prospect of life expectancy in the U.S...
  8. doi request reprint Nanoparticle delivery of pooled siRNA for effective treatment of non-small cell lung cancer
    Yang Yang
    Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, United States
    Mol Pharm 9:2280-9. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that the targeted LCP is a promising vector to deliver pooled siRNA into tumors and to achieve multiple target blocking. This is potentially a valid therapeutic modality in the gene therapy of human NSCLC...
  9. pmc SPHERE: SPherical Harmonic Elastic REgistration of HARDI data
    Pew Thian Yap
    Department of Radiology and BRIC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Neuroimage 55:545-56. 2011
    ..Experimental results show marked increase in accuracy over a state-of-the-art DTI registration algorithm...
  10. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in the Strehler-Mildvan general theory of mortality and aging
    Hui Zheng
    Department of Sociology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708 0088, USA
    Demography 48:267-90. 2011
    ..These findings indicate that the SM theory needs to be generalized to incorporate heterogeneity among human populations...
  11. pmc Systemic delivery of modified mRNA encoding herpes simplex virus 1 thymidine kinase for targeted cancer gene therapy
    Yuhua Wang
    Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Mol Ther 21:358-67. 2013
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  12. ncbi request reprint Is old age depressing? Growth trajectories and cohort variations in late-life depression
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 48:16-32. 2007
    ..The growth trajectories can be accounted for by factors associated with historical trends in education, life course stages, health decline, differential survival, stress, and coping resources...
  13. pmc Do birth cohorts matter? Age-period-cohort analyses of the obesity epidemic in the United States
    Eric N Reither
    Utah State University, Department of Sociology, Logan, UT 84322 0730, USA
    Soc Sci Med 69:1439-48. 2009
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  14. pmc Dynamics and heterogeneity in the process of human frailty and aging: evidence from the U.S. older adult population
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 65:246-55. 2010
    ..This study investigated the dynamics and heterogeneity of the frailty index (FI) conceived as a systemic indicator of biological aging in the community-dwelling older adult population in the United States...
  15. ncbi request reprint How does functional disability affect depressive symptoms in late life? The role of perceived social support and psychological resources
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 47:355-72. 2006
    ..Self-esteem appears to be the strongest mediator...
  16. pmc New forecasting methodology indicates more disease and earlier mortality ahead for today's younger Americans
    Eric N Reither
    Department of Sociology, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:1562-8. 2011
    ..We suggest that public policy makers adopt this more robust forecasting tool and redouble efforts to develop and implement effective obesity-related prevention programs and interventions...
  17. pmc Long and happy living: trends and patterns of happy life expectancy in the U.S., 1970-2000
    Yang Yang
    Department of Sociology, Population Research Center and Center on Aging at NORC, The University of Chicago, 1126 E 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Soc Sci Res 37:1235-52. 2008
    ..Although race differentials generally decreased at older ages and with time, relative disadvantages of blacks persisted...
  18. pmc Calcium phosphate nanoparticles with an asymmetric lipid bilayer coating for siRNA delivery to the tumor
    Jun Li
    Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Control Release 158:108-14. 2012
    ..Bio-distribution study showed that LCP-II required more PEGylation for MPS evasion than the previous LPD, probably due to increased surface curvature in LCP-II...