Yi Zeng, PhD

Professor in Medicine
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center
Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Center for Population Health & Aging
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 660-7554
Email address zengyi@duke.edu

(1) Socioeconomic, behavior, environmental and genetic determinants of healthy aging and healthy longevity;
(2) Factors related to elderly disability and mental health;
(3) Methods of family households and elderly living arrangements forecasting/analysis and their applications in health services and socioeconomic planning, and market studies;
(4) Policy analysis in population aging, social welfare, retirement, and fertility transitions.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Free University of Brussels (Belgium), 1986

Publications

Zhu, Anna, Hui Chen, Jie Shen, Xiaoxi Wang, Zhihui Li, Ai Zhao, Xiaoming Shi, et al. “Interaction between plant-based dietary pattern and air pollution on cognitive function: a prospective cohort analysis of Chinese older adults.” Lancet Reg Health West Pac 20 (March 2022): 100372. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2021.100372.

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35028630
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Ji, John S., Linxin Liu, Yi Zeng, and Lijing L. Yan. “Effect of FOXO3 and Air Pollution on Cognitive Function: A Longitudinal Cohort Study of Older Adults in China from 2000 to 2014.” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci, January 13, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glac016.

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35029671
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Ji, John S., Linxin Liu, Chang Shu, Lijing L. Yan, and Yi Zeng. “Sex Difference and Interaction of SIRT1 and FOXO3 Candidate Longevity Genes on Life Expectancy: A 10-year Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study.” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci, December 20, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glab378.

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34928346
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Ji, John S., Linxin Liu, Lijing Yan, and Yi Zeng. “Comparing Effects of FOXO3A and Residing in Urban Areas on Longevity: A Gene-Environment Interaction Study.” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci, December 7, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glab362.

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34875051
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Zhang, Haofan, Linxin Liu, Yi Zeng, Miaomiao Liu, Jun Bi, and John S. Ji. “Effect of heatwaves and greenness on mortality among Chinese older adults.” Environ Pollut 290 (December 1, 2021): 118009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2021.118009.

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34523521
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Ni, Xiaolin, Chen Bai, Chao Nie, Liping Qi, Yifang Liu, Huiping Yuan, Xiaoquan Zhu, et al. “Identification and replication of novel genetic variants of ABO gene to reduce the incidence of diseases and promote longevity by modulating lipid homeostasis.” Aging (Albany Ny) 13, no. 22 (November 22, 2021): 24655–74. https://doi.org/10.18632/aging.203700.

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34812738
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Jin, Xurui, Chang Shu, Yi Zeng, Liming Liang, and John S. Ji. “Interaction of greenness and polygenic risk score of Alzheimer's disease on risk of cognitive impairment.” Sci Total Environ 796 (November 20, 2021): 148767. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148767.

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34273838
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Bai, Chen, Muqi Guo, Yao Yao, John S. Ji, Danan Gu, and Yi Zeng. “Sleep duration, vegetable consumption and all-cause mortality among older adults in China: a 6-year prospective study.” Bmc Geriatrics 21, no. 1 (June 21, 2021): 373. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-021-02278-8.

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34154548
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Jin, Xurui, Wanying He, Yan Zhang, Enying Gong, Zhangming Niu, John Ji, Yaxi Li, Yi Zeng, and Lijing L. Yan. “Association of APOE ε4 genotype and lifestyle with cognitive function among Chinese adults aged 80 years and older: A cross-sectional study.” Plos Med 18, no. 6 (June 2021): e1003597. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003597.

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34061824
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