Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Lecture at Harvard

Mark your calendar for April 26th lecture on human longevity at the Harvard University!


We are pleased to announce our upcoming invited lecture on Human Longevity Studies to be held on Thursday, April 26th at the Harvard University:

Biodemography of Human Longevity:
New Findings and Ideas

Thursday, April 26th, 4:00 - 5:30 pm.

Harvard School of Public Health
Kresge Building, Room 110
677 Huntington Avenue

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Everybody is cordially invited, but please check the admission policy with the organizers:


We may also be available for informal meetings next day, on Friday, April 27th.

Specifically we could be reached after our lecture on Thursday night, April 26th, and Friday morning, April 27th, at our hotel:

The Inn at Harvard, 1201 Mass Ave, Cambridge, (617) 491-2222, guest fax (617) 520-3711

We will depart from Boston on Friday at 5:28 PM (from Logan International Airport by Delta Flight: 5659)

Hope to see you soon!

- Leonid Gavrilov, Ph.D.
- Natalia Gavrilova, Ph.D.

Here are some of our representative publications related to this talk. You can get full texts of our publications just by clicking on the titles of our papers below:

Gavrilova N.S., Gavrilov L.A. Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity: Using Computerized Genealogies and Internet Resources for Human Longevity Studies. North American Actuarial Journal, 2007, 11(1): 1-19.

Gavrilov L.A., Gavrilova N.S. Childhood Conditions and Exceptional Longevity. Full paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Los Angeles, CA, April 1, 2006, 35 pages. Published online at: http://paa2006.princeton.edu/download.aspx?submissionId=61675

Gavrilova, N.S., Gavrilov, L.A. Human longevity and reproduction: An evolutionary perspective. In: Voland, E.; Chasiotis, A. & Schiefenhoevel, W. (eds.). Grandmotherhood - The Evolutionary Significance of the Second Half of Female Life. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2005, 59-80

Gavrilov LA, Gavrilova NS. Reliability Theory of Aging and Longevity. In: Masoro E.J. & Austad S.N.. (eds.): Handbook of the Biology of Aging, Sixth Edition. Academic Press. San Diego, CA, USA, 2006, 3-42.

Gavrilov LA, Gavrilova NS. Models of Systems Failure in Aging. In: P Michael Conn (Editor): Handbook of Models for Human Aging, Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, 2006. 45-68. ISBN 0123693918

Key words:
Longevity Studies, Harvard University, Biodemography, Human Longevity, Public Health, Ageing, Aging, Invited talk, Leonid Gavrilov, Natalia Gavrilova, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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Blogger Josie Liu said...

Hey Gavrilov,
This is Josie Liu with China in Transition. just stop by to say thank you for visiting my blog and the link. very interesting stuff.

5:28 PM  
Blogger Matty said...

Thank you for leaving a link on my blog 'Running on Empty', on the post, 'It's a Time Bomb'.
I printed out your very interesting article...all 25 pages so I can pass it around to my siblings.

If you read my most recent post, 'Am I My Brother's Keeper', you will see we are still struggling with schizophrenia. So far I've lost 3 brothers at a fairly young age, 27, 52, and 54. Also to date we have one grandchild with downs syndrome, one with a form of dwarfism, and as I mentionned I have 3 other siblings that are 'clearly off the wall' and I would give anything to get them diagnosed but that won't happen.

6:43 AM  

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