Yi Zeng

Professor in Medicine

External Address: 
Room 1506, Duke South, Durham, NC 27710
Internal Office Address: 
Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 
(919) 660-7554

Overview

(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 & Training

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

Behavior And Physiology In Aging awarded by National Institutes of Health (Mentor). 1999 to 2015

Demographic Analysis on Determinants of Healthy Longevity in China awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2004 to 2015

Duke-PKU Workshop on Comparative and Interdisciplinary Studies of Health Aging awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2006 to 2007

Initiate Exchange/Collaboration Activities for the Proposed Duke-PKU Joint Program for Multidisciplinary Studies of Agin awarded by Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2005 to 2007

Demographic Effects on Elderly Households and Caregiving Needs awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2001 to 2003

Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Ni, T, Ruan, R, Nie, C, Liu, X, Feng, L, Zhang, F, Lu, J, Li, J, Li, Y, Tao, W, Gregory, SG, Gottschalk, W, Lutz, MW, Land, KC, Yashin, A, Tan, Q, Yang, Z, Bolund, L, Ming, Q, Yang, H, Min, J, Willcox, DC, Willcox, BJ, Gu, J, Hauser, E, Tian, X-L, and Vaupel, JW. "Interaction Between the FOXO1A-209 Genotype and Tea Drinking Is Significantly Associated with Reduced Mortality at Advanced Ages." Rejuvenation research 19.3 (June 2016): 195-203. Full Text

Zeng, Y, Nie, C, Min, J, Liu, X, Li, M, Chen, H, Xu, H, Wang, M, Ni, T, Li, Y, Yan, H, Zhang, J-P, Song, C, Chi, L-Q, Wang, H-M, Dong, J, Zheng, G-Y, Lin, L, Qian, F, Qi, Y, Liu, X, Cao, H, Wang, Y, Zhang, L, Li, Z, Zhou, Y, Wang, Y, Lu, J, Li, J, Qi, M, Bolund, L, Yashin, A, Land, KC, Gregory, S, Yang, Z, Gottschalk, W, Tao, W, Wang, J, Wang, J, Xu, X, Bae, H, Nygaard, M, Christiansen, L, Christensen, K, Franceschi, C, Lutz, MW, Gu, J, Tan, Q, Perls, T, Sebastiani, P, Deelen, J, and Slagboom, E et al. "Novel loci and pathways significantly associated with longevity." Scientific reports 6 (February 25, 2016): 21243-. Full Text

Chei, C-L, Raman, P, Ching, CK, Yin, Z-X, Shi, X-M, Zeng, Y, and Matchar, DB. "Prevalence and Risk Factors of Atrial Fibrillation in Chinese Elderly: Results from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey." Chinese medical journal 128.18 (September 2015): 2426-2432. Full Text

Cheng, L, Liu, H, Zhang, Y, Shen, K, and Zeng, Y. "The impact of health insurance on health outcomes and spending of the elderly: Evidence from china's new cooperative medical scheme." Health Economics (United Kingdom) 24.6 (June 1, 2015): 672-691. Full Text

Cheng, L, Liu, H, Zhang, Y, Shen, K, and Zeng, Y. "The impact of health insurance on health outcomes and spending of the elderly: evidence from China's New Cooperative Medical Scheme." Health economics 24.6 (June 2015): 672-691. Full Text

Feng, Q, Son, J, and Zeng, Y. "Prevalence and correlates of successful ageing: a comparative study between China and South Korea." European Journal of Ageing 12.2 (June 2015): 83-94. Full Text

Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Ni, T, Ruan, R, Feng, L, Nie, C, Cheng, L, Li, Y, Tao, W, Gu, J, Land, KC, Yashin, A, Tan, Q, Yang, Z, Bolund, L, Yang, H, Hauser, E, Willcox, DC, Willcox, BJ, Tian, X-L, and Vaupel, JW. "GxE interactions between FOXO genotypes and drinking tea are significantly associated with prevention of cognitive decline in advanced age in China." The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences 70.4 (April 2015): 426-433. Full Text

Zeng, Y, Chen, H, Wang, Z, and Land, KC. "Implications of changes in households and living arrangements for future home-based care needs and costs for disabled elders in China." Journal of aging and health 27.3 (April 2015): 519-550. Full Text

Lv, Y-B, Yin, Z-X, Chei, C-L, Qian, H-Z, Kraus, VB, Zhang, J, Brasher, MS, Shi, X-M, Matchar, DB, and Zeng, Y. "Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol was inversely associated with 3-year all-cause mortality among Chinese oldest old: data from the Chinese Longitudinal Healthy Longevity Survey." Atherosclerosis 239.1 (March 2015): 137-142. Full Text

Pages

Yin, Z-X, Shi, X-M, Kraus, VB, Sereny, MD, Zeng, Y, and Shi, X-M. "HS-CRP AND TRADITIONAL RISK FACTORS: WHO IS STILL SIGNIFICANTLY ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETES IN CHINESE OLDEST-OLD?." October 2012. Full Text

Liu, H, Zeng, Y, and Yan, LL. "Healthy Lifestyle in Older Age and 7-Year Survival After 80 Years Old." November 3, 2009.

Zeng, Y, and Zhang, QW. "Conditions in China influencing outmigration." 1998.