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

Liu, Linxin, Anna Zhu, Chang Shu, Yi Zeng, and John S. Ji. “Gene-Environment Interaction of FOXO and Residential Greenness on Mortality Among Older Adults.” Rejuvenation Res 24, no. 1 (February 2021): 49–61. https://doi.org/10.1089/rej.2019.2301.

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32364002
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Jin, Xurui, Shangzhi Xiong, Changzheng Yuan, Enying Gong, Xian Zhang, Yao Yao, Yu Leng, Zhangming Niu, Yi Zeng, and Lijing L. Yan. “Apolipoprotein E Genotype, Meat, Fish, and Egg Intake in Relation to Mortality Among Older Adults: A Longitudinal Analysis in China.” Front Med (Lausanne) 8 (2021): 697389. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2021.697389.

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34355006
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Liu, Linxin, Huichu Li, Hari Iyer, Andy J. Liu, Yi Zeng, and John S. Ji. “Apolipoprotein E Induced Cognitive Dysfunction: Mediation Analysis of Lipids and Glucose Biomarkers in an Elderly Cohort Study.” Front Aging Neurosci 13 (2021): 727289. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnagi.2021.727289.

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34483892
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Zhu, Anna, Yi Zeng, and John S. Ji. “Residential Greenness Alters Serum 25(OH)D Concentrations: A Longitudinal Cohort of Chinese Older Adults.” J Am Med Dir Assoc 21, no. 12 (December 2020): 1968-1972.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2020.04.026.

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32605814
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Han, Bin, Huashuai Chen, Yao Yao, Xiaomin Liu, Chao Nie, Junxia Min, Yi Zeng, and Michael W. Lutz. “Genetic and non-genetic factors associated with the phenotype of exceptional longevity & normal cognition.” Sci Rep 10, no. 1 (November 5, 2020): 19140. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-75446-2.

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33154391
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Li, Zhi-Hao, Yue-Bin Lv, Virginia Byers Kraus, Zhao-Xue Yin, Si-Min Liu, Xiao-Chang Zhang, Xiang Gao, et al. “Trends in the Incidence of Activities of Daily Living Disability Among Chinese Older Adults From 2002 to 2014.” The Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 75, no. 11 (October 2020): 2113–18. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glz221.

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31603986
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Jin, Xurui, Shangzhi Xiong, Sang-Yhun Ju, Yi Zeng, Lijing L. Yan, and Yao Yao. “Serum 25-Hydroxyvitamin D, Albumin, and Mortality Among Chinese Older Adults: A Population-based Longitudinal Study.” J Clin Endocrinol Metab 105, no. 8 (August 1, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1210/clinem/dgaa349.

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Lv, Yuebin, Virginia Byers Kraus, Xiang Gao, Zhaoxue Yin, Jinhui Zhou, Chen Mao, Jun Duan, et al. “Higher dietary diversity scores and protein-rich food consumption were associated with lower risk of all-cause mortality in the oldest old.” Clin Nutr 39, no. 7 (July 2020): 2246–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2019.10.012.

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Jesus, Tiago S., Michel D. Landry, Helen Hoenig, Yi Zeng, Sureshkumar Kamalakannan, Raquel R. Britto, Nana Pogosova, Olga Sokolova, Karen Grimmer, and Quinette A. Louw. “Physical Rehabilitation Needs in the BRICS Nations from 1990 to 2017: Cross-National Analyses Using Data from the Global Burden of Disease Study.” Int J Environ Res Public Health 17, no. 11 (June 10, 2020). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17114139.

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32531949
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Tu, Lihui, Xiaozhen Lv, Changzheng Yuan, Ming Zhang, Zili Fan, Xiaolin Xu, Yi Zeng, Xin Yu, and Huali Wang. “Trajectories of cognitive function and their determinants in older people: 12 years of follow-up in the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey.” Int Psychogeriatr 32, no. 6 (June 2020): 765–75. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1041610220000538.

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