Session 129:
Demographic Studies Based on Biomarkers

Friday, April 16
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Reunion A
Lobby Level

Chair: Maxine Weinstein, Georgetown University
Discussant: Andrzej Kulczycki, University of Alabama at Birmingham

  1. Measuring Diurnal Cortisol Change in a Population-Based Field Study: Don’t Try This at Home (Alone)Carolyn Tucker Halpern, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Eric A. Whitsel, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Brandon Wagner, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  2. The Feasibility of Collecting Physical Measures and Biomarkers in Cross-National StudiesMary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan; Heidi Guyer, University of Michigan; Carli Lessof, National Centre for Social Research; Kate Cox, National Centre for Social Research

  3. Biological Indicators in a Nationally Representative Sample of Young Adults: How Do Add Health Wave IV Biomarkers Measure Up?Laura Chyu, Northwestern University; Thomas W. McDade, Northwestern University; Emma Adam, Northwestern University

  4. Field Study of Gallbladder Diseases in Rural Gangetic Basin of North India, Impact of Environmental and Life Style Risk FactorsSayeed Unisa, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS); Tarun K. Roy, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

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