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

Yin, Zhaoxue, Xiaoming Shi, Virginia B. Kraus, Melanie Sereny Brasher, Huashuai Chen, Yuzhi Liu, Yuebin Lv, and Yi Zeng. “Gender-dependent association of body mass index and waist circumference with disability in the Chinese oldest old.” Obesity (Silver Spring) 22, no. 8 (August 2014): 1918–25. https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.20775.

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24777985
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McCarty, Catherine A., Wayne Huggins, Allison E. Aiello, Robert M. Bilder, Ahmad Hariri, Terry L. Jernigan, Erik Newman, et al. “PhenX RISING: real world implementation and sharing of PhenX measures.” Bmc Med Genomics 7 (March 20, 2014): 16. https://doi.org/10.1186/1755-8794-7-16.

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24650325
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Ruan, Rongping, Lei Feng, Jialiang Li, Tze-Pin Ng, and Yi Zeng. “Tea consumption and mortality in the oldest-old Chinese.” J Am Geriatr Soc 61, no. 11 (November 2013): 1937–42. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.12498.

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24117374
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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): 91. 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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