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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

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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.

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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

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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

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Clutch Size
Population
Litter Size
Reptiles
Biodiversity

Extremes are not normal: a reminder to demographers

Medford, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 4. Sep 2019, In : Journal of Population Research.

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normality
life expectancy
best practice
time series
candidacy

Forecasting mortality of not extinct cohorts

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

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Human lifespan records are not remarkable but their durations are

Medford, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 2019, In : PLOS ONE. 14, 3, 9 p., e0212345.

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Research Personnel
duration
researchers

The human longevity record may hold for decades

Lenart, A., Aburto, J. M., Stockmarr, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 2019, (Accepted/In press) TBA. Springer

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

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The impact of the choice of life table statistics when forecasting mortality

Bergeron Boucher, M-P., Kjærgaard, S., Oeppen, J. & Vaupel, J. W., 14. Nov 2019, In : Demographic Research. 41, p. 1235-1268 43.

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mortality
statistics
death rate
death
life expectancy
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The threshold age of the lifetable entropy

Aburto, J. M., Alvarez, J-A., Villavicencio, F. & Vaupel, J. W., 9. Jul 2019, In : Demographic Research. 41, p. 83-102 4.

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entropy
life-span
mortality
life expectancy
demographic situation

Two stochastic processes shape diverse senescence patterns in a single-cell organism

Steiner, U. K., Lenart, A., Ni, M., Chen, P., Song, X., Taddei, F., Vaupel, J. W. & Lindner, A. B., Apr 2019, In : Evolution. 73, 4, p. 847-857

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stochastic processes
senescence
stochasticity
mortality
organisms
2018
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Cognition
Confidence Intervals
Retirement
Health Surveys
Age Groups

Life Disparity before, during and after Stagnation of Danish Female Life Expectancy. a Cause of Death Analysis and a Comparison with Their Scandinavian Counterparts.

Aburto, J. M., Wensink, M. J., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 8. Jan 2018.

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stagnation
life-span
life expectancy
cause of death
Sweden
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Life lived and left: Estimating age-specific survival in stable populations with unknown ages

Vaupel, J. W. & Villavicencio, F., Oct 2018, In : Demographic Research. 39, p. 991-1008 37.

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life-span
age structure
death
population growth
statistics

Lifespan Inequality in Denmark, Sweden and Norway: How Long until Denmark Reduces the Gap?

Aburto, J. M., Wensink, M. J., Vaupel, J. W. & Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., 9. Jun 2018.

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Response to comment on "The plateau of human mortality Demography of longevity pioneers"

Barbi, E., Lagona, F., Marsili, M., Vaupel, J. W. & Wachter, K. W., 19. Oct 2018, In : Science. 362, 6412, aav3229.

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Sex Differences in Genetic Associations With Longevity

Zeng, Y., Nie, C., Min, J., Chen, H., Liu, X., Ye, R., Chen, Z., Bai, C., Xie, E., Yin, Z., Lv, Y., Lu, J., Li, J., Ni, T., Bolund, L., Land, K. C., Yashin, A. I., O'Rand, A. M., Sun, L., Yang, Z. & 22 others, Tao, W., Gurinovich, A., Franceschi, C., Xie, J., Gu, J., Hou, Y., Liu, X., Xu, X., Robine, J-M., Deelen, J., Sebastiani, P., Slagboom, E., Perls, T. T., Hauser, E. R., Gottschalk, W., Tan, Q., Christensen, K., Shi, X., Lutz, M., Tian, X-L., Yang, H. & Vaupel, J. W., Aug 2018, In : JAMA Network Open. 1, 4, 15 p., 1670.

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Sex Characteristics
Genome-Wide Association Study
Delivery of Health Care
Tryptophan
Case-Control Studies
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The double-gap life expectancy forecasting model

Pascariu, M., Canudas-Romo, V. & Vaupel, J. W., 2018, In : Insurance: Mathematics and Economics. 78, p. 339-350

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Life Expectancy
Forecasting
Forecast
Model
Life expectancy
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The plateau of human mortality: Demography of longevity pioneers

Barbi, E., Lagona, F., Marsili, M., Vaupel, J. W. & Wachter, K. W., 29. Jun 2018, In : Science. 360, 6396, p. 1459-1461

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Artifacts
Italy

Visualizing Mortality Dynamics in the Lexis Diagram

Rau, R., Bohk-Ewald, C., Muszynska, M. M. & Vaupel, J. W., 2018, Springer. 169 p. (Springer Series on Demographic Methods and Population Analysis, Vol. 44).

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Population
Slavery
Newborn Infant
Life Expectancy
Research
2017

Are Centenarians getting older? Cohort comparison of lifespan after age 100 in Denmark since 1970

Medford, A., Vaupel, J. W., Skytthe, A. & Christensen, K., 1. Oct 2017. 4 p.

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Coherent Forecasts of Mortality with Compositional Data Analysis

Bergeron-Boucher, M-P., Canudas-Romo, V., Oeppen, J. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Demographic Research. 37, p. 527-566 17.

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data analysis
mortality
death rate
death
trend

Demographics, phenotypic health characteristics and genetic analysis of centenarians in China

Zeng, Y., Feng, Q., Gu, D. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 165, B, p. 86-97

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China
Health
Genome-Wide Association Study
Gene-Environment Interaction
Cognition
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Handgrip strength and its prognostic value for mortality in Moscow, Denmark, and England

Oksuzyan, A., Demakakos, P., Shkolnikova, M., Thinggaard, M., Vaupel, J. W., Christensen, K. & Shkolnikov, V. M., 2017, In : PLOS ONE. 12, 9, 16 p., e0182684.

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Moscow
Denmark
England
confidence interval
Hazards

How long do centenarians survive? Life expectancy and maximum life span

Modig, K., Andersson, T., Vaupel, J., Rau, R. & Ahlbom, A., 2017, In : Journal of Internal Medicine. 282, 2, p. 156-163

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Life Expectancy
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In Memoriam: Professor Jan M. Hoem

Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Demographic Research. 36, p. 729-730 24.

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File
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Natural Variation in the Sex Gap in Life Expectancy

Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Zarulli, V., Christensen, K., Vaupel, J. W. & Oeppen, J., 28. Apr 2017.

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life expectancy
environmental factor
mortality
woman
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Postponement of Senescence: Results From the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

Juel Ahrenfeldt, L., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Rizzi, S., Thinggaard, M. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017. 3 p.

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Retirement
Health Surveys
Cognition
Health
Longitudinal Studies

Questionable evidence for a limit to human lifespan

Lenart, A. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Nature. 546, 7660, p. E13-E14

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Selection and Adaptation Components of Infant Mortality

Schöley, J., Oeppen, J., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 29. Oct 2017.

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Selection and Adaptation Components of Infant Mortality

Schöley, J., Oeppen, J., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 30. Oct 2017.

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infant mortality
mortality
subpopulation

Selection and Adaptation Components of Infant Mortality

Schöley, J., Oeppen, J., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 1. Aug 2017. 1 p.

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infant mortality
death
testing

Senescence is not inevitable

Jones, O. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Biogerontology. 18, 6, p. 965–971

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History
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Stem cell divisions per se do not cause cancer

Wensink, M. J., Vaupel, J. W. & Christensen, K., Jul 2017, In : Epidemiology. 28, 4, p. e35-e37

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Sterbealter gleichen sich an

Translated title of the contribution: Lifespans become more similarColchero, F., Rau, R., Scheuerlein, A., Schwentker, B. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, Forschungsbericht 2017: Max-Planck-Institut für demografische Forschung. München: Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, p. 1-6

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Open Access

Survival, disabilities in activities of daily living, and physical and cognitive functioning among the oldest-old in China: a cohort study

Zeng, Y., Feng, Q., Hesketh, T., Christensen, K. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Lancet. 389, 10079, p. 1619-1629

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China
Cohort Studies
Cognition
Natural Science Disciplines
Frail Elderly

The oldest-old in China: Authors' reply

Zeng, Y., Feng, Q., Hesketh, T., Christensen, K. & Vaupel, J. W., 2017, In : Lancet. 390, 10097, p. 847 1 p.

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Women outlive men more as they become old

Zarulli, V., Oksuzyan, A., Jeune, B., Christensen, K., Oeppen, J., Vaupel, J. W. & Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., 8. Aug 2017. 1 p.

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life expectancy
mortality
gender
old age
young adult

Women survive severe famines and epidemics better than men

Zarulli, V., Barthold Jones, J., Oksuzyan, A., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R. & Vaupel, J. W., 29. Oct 2017.

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mortality
life expectancy
gender
slavery
slave

Women survive severe famines and epidemics better than men

Zarulli, V., Barthold, J. A., Oksuzyan, A., Lindahl-Jacobsen, R., Christensen, K. & Vaupel, J. W., 8. Aug 2017. 1 p.

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mortality
life expectancy
gender
slavery
slave
2016
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COMADRE: a global database of animal demography

Salguero-Gómez, R., Jones, O. R., Archer, C. R., Bein, C., de Buhr, H., Farack, C., Gottschalk, F., Hartmann, A., Henning, A., Hoppe, G., Römer, G., Ruoff, T., Sommer, V., Wille, J., Voigt, J., Zeh, S., Vieregg, D., Buckley, Y. M., Che-Castaldo, J., Hodgson, D. & 3 others, Scheuerlein, A., Caswell, H. & Vaupel, J. W., 1. Mar 2016, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 85, 2, p. 371-384 41 p.

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Databases
Population
Caenorhabditis elegans
Ecology
Sample Size
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Comparing non-parametric methods for ungrouping coarsely aggregated age-specific distributions

Rizzi, S., Thinggaard, M., Vaupel, J. W. & Jacobsen, R., 2016. 1 p.

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interpolation
life table
histogram
age class
age structure
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Comparison of non-parametric methods for ungrouping coarsely aggregated data

Rizzi, S., Thinggaard, M., Engholm, G., Christensen, N., Johannesen, T. B., Vaupel, J. W. & Jacobsen, R., 2016, In : BMC Medical Research Methodology. 16, 12 p., 59.

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Age Groups
Age Distribution
Health
Research Personnel
Databases

Diet Shapes Mortality Response to Trauma in Old Tephritid Fruit Flies

Carey, J. R., Liedo, P., Xu, C., Wang, J-L., Müller, H-G., Su, Y-R. & Vaupel, J. W., Jul 2016, In : PLOS ONE. 11, 7, p. e0158468

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Nutrition
fruit flies
Fruits
Fruit
Diet
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DNA methylation age is associated with mortality in a longitudinal Danish twin study

Christiansen, L., Lenart, A., Tan, Q., Vaupel, J. W., Aviv, A., McGue, M. & Christensen, K., 2016, In : Aging Cell. 15, 1, p. 149-54

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Twin Studies
DNA Methylation
Survival Analysis
Epigenomics
Longitudinal Studies

Interaction between FOXO1A-209 Genotype and Tea Drinking is Significantly Associated with Reduced Mortality at Advanced Ages

Zeng, Y., Chen, H., Ni, T., Ruan, R., Nie, C., Liu, X., Feng, L., Zhang, F., Lu, J., Li, J., Li, Y., Tao, W., Gregory, S. G., Gottschalk, W., Lutz, M., Land, K., Yashin, A. I., Tan, Q., Yang, Z., Bolund, L. & 9 others, Qi, M., Yang, H., Min, J., Willcox, C. D., Willcox, B., Gu, J., Hauser, E., Tian, X-L. & Vaupel, J. W., Jun 2016, In : Rejuvenation Research. 19, 3, p. 195-203

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Drinking
Alleles
Rejuvenation
Genetic Research
Proportional Hazards Models

La longévité: passé, présent et futur

Vaupel, J. W., 2016, In : Revue d'Economie Financiere. 122, 2, p. 41-55

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