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James W. Vaupel, Research Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging and Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Co-Director of the Biodemographic Research Unit (BARU) within DuPRI  

Office Location: 2024 W. Main Street, Erwin Square Mill Bldg, Bay A, Rm 105, Durham, NC 27708-042
Duke Box: 90420
Email Address: vaupel@duke.edu
Web Page: http://user.demogr.mpg.de/jwv/

Areas of Expertise

  • Health Policy
    • Aging, Long-Term Care
    • Others
  • Social Policy, Demography

Education:
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1978
M.P.P. Policy Analysis, Harvard University, 1972
M.P.P., Harvard University, 1971
B.A., Harvard University, 1967

Research Description: Research: Demography of aging; mortality at advanced ages; environmental and genetic plasticity of mortality rates

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. M Soerensen, S Dato, Q Tan, M Thinggaard, R Kleindorp, M Beekman, HE Suchiman, R Jacobsen, M McGue, T Stevnsner, VA Bohr, AJ de Craen, RG Westendorp, S Schreiber, PE Slagboom, A Nebel, JW Vaupel, K Christensen and L Christiansen. "Evidence from case-control and longitudinal studies supports associations of genetic variation in APOE, CETP, and IL6 with human longevity.." Age (Dordr) 35.2 (April, 2013): 487-500. [22234866], [doi]  [abs]
  2. JW Vaupel and R Rau. "Research versus Rhetoric.." Gerontology 59.1 (2013): 95-96. [22906849], [doi]  [abs]
  3. A Baudisch and JW Vaupel. "Evolution. Getting to the root of aging.." Science 338.6107 (November, 2012): 618-619. [23118175], [doi]
  4. O Burger, A Baudisch and JW Vaupel. "Human mortality improvement in evolutionary context.." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109.44 (October, 2012): 18210-18214. [23071331], [doi]  [abs]
  5. VA Metelskaya, MA Shkolnikova, SA Shalnova, EM Andreev, AD Deev, DA Jdanov, VM Shkolnikov and JW Vaupel. "Prevalence, components, and correlates of metabolic syndrome (MetS) among elderly Muscovites.." Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55.2 (September, 2012): 231-237. [21955584], [doi]  [abs]

James W. Vaupel