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Education/Academic qualification

Ph.D., Harvard University

Master of Public Policy, Harvard University

Mathematical Statistics, B.A. Highest Honors, Harvard University

External positions

Research Professor (part time), Duke University

2006 → …

Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

1996

Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

19962017

Senior Research Scientist (part time), Duke University

19922005

Professor of Public Affairs and Planning, University of Minnesota

19851991

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Research Output 1993 2019

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A Cohort Comparison of Lifespan After Age 100 in Denmark and Sweden: Are Only the Oldest Getting Older?

Medford, A., Christensen, K., Skytthe, A. & Vaupel, J. W., Apr 2019, In : Demography. 56, 2, p. 665-677

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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life-span
Denmark
Swede
Sweden
trend
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A meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies multiple longevity genes

Deelen, J., Evans, D. S., Arking, D. E., Tesi, N., Nygaard, M., Liu, X., Wojczynski, M. K., Biggs, M. L., van der Spek, A., Atzmon, G., Ware, E. B., Sarnowski, C., Smith, A. V., Seppälä, I., Cordell, H. J., Dose, J., Amin, N., Arnold, A. M., Ayers, K. L., Barzilai, N. & 64 others, Becker, E. J., Beekman, M., Blanché, H., Christensen, K., Christiansen, L., Collerton, J. C., Cubaynes, S., Cummings, S. R., Davies, K., Debrabant, B., Deleuze, J. F., Duncan, R., Faul, J. D., Franceschi, C., Galan, P., Gudnason, V., Harris, T. B., Huisman, M., Hurme, M. A., Jagger, C., Jansen, I., Jylhä, M., Kähönen, M., Karasik, D., Kardia, S. L. R., Kingston, A., Kirkwood, T. B. L., Launer, L. J., Lehtimäki, T., Lieb, W., Lyytikäinen, L. P., Martin-Ruiz, C., Min, J., Nebel, A., Newman, A. B., Nie, C., Nohr, E. A., Orwoll, E. S., Perls, T. T., Province, M. A., Psaty, B. M., Raitakari, O. T., Reinders, M. J. T., Robine, J. M., Rotter, J. I., Sebastiani, P., Smith, J., Sørensen, T. I. A., Taylor, K. D., Uitterlinden, A. G., van der Flier, W., van der Lee, S. J., van Duijn, C. M., van Heemst, D., Vaupel, J. W., Weir, D., Ye, K., Zeng, Y., Zheng, W., Holstege, H., Kiel, D. P., Lunetta, K. L., Slagboom, P. E. & Murabito, J. M., 1. Dec 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 1, 14 p., 3669.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
genes
Meta-Analysis
Genes

An introduction to gevistic regression mortality models

Medford, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 9. Aug 2019, In : Scandinavian Actuarial Journal. 2019, 7, p. 604-620

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Mortality
Link Function
Regression
Logit
Generalized Extreme Value Distribution
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Data gaps and opportunities for comparative and conservation biology

Conde, D. A., Staerk, J., Colchero, F., da Silva, R., Schöley, J., Baden, H. M., Jouvet, L., Fa, J. E., Syed, H., Jongejans, E., Meiri, S., Gaillard, J-M., Chamberlain, S., Wilcken, J., Jones, O. R., Dahlgren, J. P., Steiner, U. K., Bland, L. M., Gomez-Mestre, I., Lebreton, J-D. & 13 others, González Vargas, J., Flesness, N., Canudas-Romo, V., Salguero-Gómez, R., Byers, O., Berg, T. B., Scheuerlein, A., Devillard, S., Schigel, D. S., Ryder, O. A., Possingham, H. P., Baudisch, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 7. May 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 19, p. 9658–9664

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Clutch Size
Population
Litter Size
Reptiles
Biodiversity

Forecasting mortality of not extinct cohorts

Rizzi, S., Kjærgaard, S., Bergeron Boucher, M-P., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 15. Jun 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conference without publisher/journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

Activities 1980 2019

Interdisciplinary Talent Programme on Ageing (External organisation)

James W. Vaupel (Member)
2019 → …

Activity: MembershipAcademic management

Workshop on Forecasting Danish Life Expectancy and Age at Retirement

James W. Vaupel (Organizer)
10. Dec 2018

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Life expectancy and lifespan equality: A long-run relationship with recent interruptions

Ugofilippo Basellini (Speaker), José Manuel Aburto (Other), Søren Kjærgaard (Other), James W. Vaupel (Other)
17. May 2018

Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

Longevity: Future, Present, Past and across the Tree of Life

James W. Vaupel (Organizer)
16. May 201719. May 2017

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

Life, liberty and the pursuit of self-hazardous behavior

James W. Vaupel (Speaker)
21. Apr 2017 → …

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

Projects 2018 2025

Longevity Update

Vaupel, J. W.

20/05/201912/12/2019

Project: Research

AXA Chair (SAMF)

Vaupel, J. W.

01/12/201815/03/2025

Project: Research

Press / Media

Hvor længe kan mennesker leve?

James W. Vaupel

29/07/2019

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Den store befolkningsvækst er en myte

James W. Vaupel

13/06/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Vi bliver 11 milliarder... maks!

James W. Vaupel

11/06/201812/06/2018

6 Media contributions

Press/Media: Press / Media

Skal vi bremse overbefolkning for at redde verden?

James W. Vaupel

11/06/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Prizes

Cozzarelli Prize

Fernando Colchero (Recipient), Roland Rau (Recipient), Owen Jones (Recipient), Julia A. Barthold (Recipient), Dalia Amor Conde (Recipient), Adam Lenart (Recipient), Laszlo Nemeth (Recipient), Alexander Scheuerlein (Recipient), Jonas Schöley (Recipient), Catalina Torres (Recipient), Virginia Zarulli (Recipient), Jeanne Altmann (Recipient), Diane K Brockman (Recipient), Anne M Bronikowski (Recipient), Linda M Fedigan (Recipient), Anne E Pusey (Recipient), Tara S Stoinski (Recipient), Karen B Strier (Recipient), Annette Baudisch (Recipient), Susan C Alberts (Recipient) & James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

science

EAPS Award for Population Studies

James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 9. Jun 2018

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

population dynamics

Honorarprofessor: Universität Rostock

James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 2016

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Honorary Doctor of Civil Law

James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 6. Dec 2010

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Honorary Doctor of Economics, University of Lund

James W. Vaupel (Recipient), 15. May 2015

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions