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Maria Shkolnikova

Maria Shkolnikova

Medical Doctor and Researcher (and Professor), MPIDR and PPARC Research Collaborator (on NIA Grants)
Contact Info 
Location: Max Planck Inst. for Demographic Research
Office Phone: +49 (0)381 2081 138 (Germany)
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  • PhD
  • MD (Cardiology)

Research Summary:
The research investigates whether 24-hour Holter monitoring of the heart rate can contribute to a better measurement of physiological toll and understanding of the causal mechanisms that link individual characteristics and socioeconomic conditions with health and survival. The study is especially interested in the impact of cumulated stress on the poor health and high mortality of middle-aged and older Russians.