Session 6:
Biodemographic Influences on Health and Mortality I

Thursday, May 3
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Continental Parlor 2-3
Ballroom Level

Chair: Dawn Alley, University of Maryland
Discussant: Jennifer Dowd, CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

  1. Genetic Similarity between Adolescent Best FriendsGuang Guo, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Yilan Fu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  2. The Dynamics of Child Poverty and Awakening Cortisol in AdolescenceMichael McFarland, University of Texas at Austin

  3. Life-Course Weight Measurements and Cardiovascular Biomarkers in Persons Age 60 and Older: A Comparison of the United States and Costa RicaDavid Rehkopf, Stanford University; William H. Dow, University of California, Berkeley; Luis Rosero-Bixby, Universidad de Costa Rica

  4. Social Isolation, Chronic Inflammation, and Adult MortalityYang Yang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Martha McClintock, University of Chicago; Michael Kozloski, University of Chicago

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