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

Zeng, Y., L. Li, Z. Wang, H. Huang, and J. Norris. “Effects of changes in household structure on future housing demand in Hebei Province, China.” Genus 69, no. 2 (October 28, 2013): 85–111.

Scholars@Duke

Zeng, Yi, Lingguo Cheng, Ling Zhao, Qihua Tan, Qiushi Feng, Huashuai Chen, Ke Shen, et al. “Interactions between social/ behavioral factors and ADRB2 genotypes may be associated with health at advanced ages in China..” Bmc Geriatr 13 (September 9, 2013). https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2318-13-91.

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24016068
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Zeng, Yi, Kenneth C. Land, Zhenglian Wang, and Danan Gu. “Household and living arrangement projections at the subnational level: an extended cohort-component approach..” Demography 50, no. 3 (June 2013): 827–52. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13524-012-0171-3.

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23208782
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Zeng, Yi, Huashuai Chen, Xiaoming Shi, Zhaoxue Yin, Ze Yang, Jun Gu, and Dan Blazer. “Health consequences of familial longevity influence among the Chinese elderly..” J Gerontol a Biol Sci Med Sci 68, no. 4 (April 2013): 473–82. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/gls203.

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23064818
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Zhao, Ling, Fan Yang, Ke Xu, Huiqing Cao, Gu-Yan Zheng, Yan Zhang, Jianxin Li, et al. “Common genetic variants of the β2-adrenergic receptor affect its translational efficiency and are associated with human longevity..” Aging Cell 11, no. 6 (December 2012): 1094–1101. https://doi.org/10.1111/acel.12011.

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23020224
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Yin, Zhao-Xue, Xiao-Ming Shi, Virginia B. Kraus, Melanie D. Sereny, and Yi Zeng. “HS-CRP AND TRADITIONAL RISK FACTORS: WHO IS STILL SIGNIFICANTLY ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES IN CHINESE OLDEST-OLD?.” In Heart, 98:E155.1-E155. BMJ, 2012. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2012-302920g.3.

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Yin, Zhao-Xue, Xiao-Ming Shi, Virginia B. Kraus, Simon M. Fitzgerald, Han-Zhu Qian, Jian-Wei Xu, Yi Zhai, Melanie D. Sereny, and Yi Zeng. “High normal plasma triglycerides are associated with preserved cognitive function in Chinese oldest-old..” Age Ageing 41, no. 5 (September 2012): 600–606. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afs033.

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22447910
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Purser, Jama L., Qiushi Feng, Zeng Yi, and Helen Hoenig. “A new classification of function and disability in China: subtypes based on performance-based and self-reported measures..” J Aging Health 24, no. 5 (August 2012): 779–98. https://doi.org/10.1177/0898264312444310.

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22556391
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Zhai, Yi, Xiao Ming Shi, Simon Michael Fitzgerald, Han Zhu Qian, Virginia B. Kraus, Melanie Sereny, Perry Hu, Zhao Xue Yin, Jian Wei Xu, and Yi Zeng. “High sensitivity C-reactive protein associated with different health predictors in middle-aged and oldest old Chinese..” Biomed Environ Sci 25, no. 3 (June 2012): 257–66. https://doi.org/10.3967/0895-3988.2012.03.002.

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22840575
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