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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

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

James W. Vaupel