The Administrative Core is the nexus for coordination among the projects, including management of personnel and budgets, as well as organization of meetings and workshops and dissemination of research to share methodological and theoretical developments and empirical findings. The Administrative Core is charged with both internal and external liaison and integration. It coordinates interaction among the program's research projects and between the program and other research on aging. It is responsible for administrative coordination with the NIH/NIA and with the various universities and research centers associated with the program.

Public Health Relevance

Is it true that males are healthier than females but die younger? If so, why? This Core supports research projects that address these questions concerning the human health-survival paradox. Findings will provide a deeper understanding of the basis for sex differences in health and survival?and of the opportunities that society and particularly health professionals have to improve health and survival for males and females.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Type
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
5P01AG031719-05
Application #
8531095
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAG1-ZIJ-7)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-09-01
Budget End
2014-08-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$97,464
Indirect Cost
$34,989
Name
Duke University
Department
Type
DUNS #
044387793
City
Durham
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27705
Jones, Owen R; Scheuerlein, Alexander; Salguero-Gomez, Roberto et al. (2014) Diversity of ageing across the tree of life. Nature 505:169-73
Oksuzyan, A; Shkolnikova, M; Vaupel, J W et al. (2014) Sex differences in health and mortality in Moscow and Denmark. Eur J Epidemiol 29:243-52
Gesquiere, Laurence R; Ziegler, Toni E; Chen, Patricia A et al. (2014) Measuring fecal testosterone in females and fecal estrogens in males: comparison of RIA and LC/MS/MS methods for wild baboons (Papio cynocephalus). Gen Comp Endocrinol 204:141-9
Archie, Elizabeth A; Tung, Jenny; Clark, Michael et al. (2014) Social affiliation matters: both same-sex and opposite-sex relationships predict survival in wild female baboons. Proc Biol Sci 281:
Onyango, Patrick O; Gesquiere, Laurence R; Altmann, Jeanne et al. (2013) Puberty and dispersal in a wild primate population. Horm Behav 64:240-9
Alberts, Susan C; Altmann, Jeanne; Brockman, Diane K et al. (2013) Reproductive aging patterns in primates reveal that humans are distinct. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:13440-5
Runcie, Daniel E; Wiedmann, Ralph T; Archie, Elizabeth A et al. (2013) Social environment influences the relationship between genotype and gene expression in wild baboons. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120345
Lindahl-Jacobsen, Rune; Hanson, Heidi A; Oksuzyan, Anna et al. (2013) The male-female health-survival paradox and sex differences in cohort life expectancy in Utah, Denmark, and Sweden 1850-1910. Ann Epidemiol 23:161-6
Babbitt, Courtney C; Tung, Jenny; Wray, Gregory A et al. (2012) Changes in gene expression associated with reproductive maturation in wild female baboons. Genome Biol Evol 4:102-9
Gesquiere, Laurence R; Onyango, Patrick O; Alberts, Susan C et al. (2011) Endocrinology of year-round reproduction in a highly seasonal habitat: environmental variability in testosterone and glucocorticoids in baboon males. Am J Phys Anthropol 144:169-76

Showing the most recent 10 out of 14 publications