We have just got an invitation from the University of
Barcelona (Spain) to give lectures about our aging and longevity studies on
Monday, July 1.
We would be delighted to use this opportunity to give
seminars in other Spanish organizations too, just after our July 1
The topics of our prior invited lectures, made in 19 countries
of the world are listed here:
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-- Leonid and Natalia
Ph.D., GSA Fellow
-- Natalia Gavrilova
Ph.D., GSA Fellow
Center on Aging, NORC at the University of
P..S: Here is a brief description of our invited lectures in
New Approaches to Study Mortality and Longevity
Leonid Gavrilov, Ph.D.
Natalia Gavrilova, Ph.D.
Center on the
Demography and Economics of Aging (CoA)
NORC at the University of Chicago,
Brief Course Description:
This 3-hour course will
overview new approaches and findings related to mortality and longevity risks,
both on population level (mortality hazard rates above age 85) and individual
level (predictors of exceptional longevity). Finally new initiatives of the US
National Institute of Aging (NIA) on biomarkers of health risks at older ages
will be discussed.
downloading at links provided below)
1. Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S.
Determinants of Exceptional Longevity: Early-Life Conditions, Mid-Life
Environment and Parental Characteristics. Full Paper presented at the Annual
Meeting of the Population Association of America (New Orleans, April 12, 2013,
oral presentation). 51 pages, 2013. Published online by the Population
Association of America
(PAA) at: http://paa2013.princeton.edu/papers/130125
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. Biodemography of exceptional longevity: Early-life
and mid-life predictors of human longevity. Biodemography and Social
, 2012, 58(1):14-39. Available online at:
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. Season of Birth and Exceptional Longevity:
Comparative Study of American Centenarians, Their Siblings, and Spouses.
Journal of Aging Research
, 2011, Article ID 104616, 11 pages, Available
online at: http://longevity-science.org/pdf/Gavrilov-JAR-2011.pdf
Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. Mortality measurement at advanced ages: A study of
the Social Security Administration Death Master File. North American
, 2011, 15(3): 432-447. Available online at:
Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. Ageing and Longevity: Mortality Laws and Mortality
Forecasts for Ageing Populations. Demografie
, 2011, 53(2): 109-128.
Available online at: http://longevity-science.org/pdf/Demografie-English-2011.pdf
(media coverage teasers)
1. Death Gets in the Way of
Old-Age Gains. Wall Street Journal
, March 2, 2012. Available online at:
An Age-Old Debate. Wall Street Journal Blog
, March 2, 2012. Available
online at: http://longevity-science.org/media/WSJ-Blog-2012.pdf
Born in the Fall? You May See 100. The NIH Record
(National Institutes of
Health newsletter), vol. LXIV, no. 22, page 5, October 26, 2012. Available
online at: http://longevity-science.org/media/NIH_Record-2012.pdf
Think You'll Live Long? Think Again. Discovery News
, February 17, 2012.
Available online at: http://longevity-science.org/media/DiscoveryNews-2012.pdf
Here’s More Bad News About Death. The Chronicle of Higher Education Blog
February 9, 2012. Available online at: http://longevity-science.org/media/The-Chronicle-of-Higher-Education-2012.pdf