Friday, April 18 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   Nottoway

Session 105:
Understanding Health and Mortality Using Biomarkers

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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