Session 92:
The Oldest Old: Determinants of Very Long Lifespans

Friday, April 12
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Borgne Room
3rd Floor

Chair: Seth Sanders, Duke University
Discussant: John G. Haaga, National Institute on Aging (NIA), NIH

  1. Exploring Sardinian Longevity and Its Association with Reproductive Behaviors and Infant MortalityGraziella Caselli, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Rosa Maria Lipsi, Istat; Enrica Lapucci, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. Determinants of Exceptional Longevity: Early-Life Conditions, Mid-Life Environment and Parental CharacteristicsLeonid A. Gavrilov, University of Chicago; Natalia S. Gavrilova, University of Chicago

  3. Why Demographic Analysis Is Crucial in Studying Genetics of Exceptional LongevityAnatoliy I. Yashin, Duke University; Deqing Wu, Duke University; Alexander Kulminski, Duke University; Liubov Arbeeva, Duke University

  4. Exceptional Longevity by Place of Birth and Place of Death in Germany: How Meaningful and Stable Are Spatial Patterns?Sebastian Kluesener, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Rembrandt D. Scholz, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

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