Session 105:
Understanding Health and Mortality Using Biomarkers

Friday, April 18
12:30 PM - 2:20 PM
4th floor

Chair: Guang Guo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Discussant: James W. Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  1. A Comparison of Biomarkers in Two Populations: The U.S. and JapanEileen Crimmins, University of Southern California; Yasuhiko Saito, Nihon University; Jung Ki Kim, University of Southern California; Sarinnapha Vasunilashorn, University of Southern California

  2. Dynamics of Health and Mortality: Biomarkers, Self-assessments and Socio-Demographic CharacteristicsDuncan Thomas, Duke University; Elizabeth Frankenberg, Duke University

  3. Maternal Exposure to Violence over the Life Course and Fetal IGE LevelMichelle Sternthal, University of Michigan; Rosalind Wright, Harvard Medical School

  4. Do Physicians Measure the Biomarkers that Matter for Survival?Noreen Goldman, Princeton University; Dana A. Glei, University of California, Berkeley; Yu-Hsuan Lin, Bureau of Health Promotion, Taiwan; Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University

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