MiCDA is sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).
Helen Levy and Ken Langa use NHANES data to explore whether cognitive ability has an impact on the awareness of hypertension among older adults.
Investigators Jessica Faul, Jennifer Smith, Sharon Kardia, Colter Mitchell, and David Weir examine how genes and early/mid-life SES are linked to older-age memory.
Using a nationally representative survey sample, Neal Krause analyzes measures of religiosity in relation to a range of biomarkers to assess the association of religious devotion and health.
Arline Geronimus, John Bound, and Colter Mitchell gauge the potential for using TL measures garnered from extant DNA samples gathered in national studies for analyzing population health disparities.
Amelia Karraker finds that older adults' perceived economic position relative to peers/family members predicts their views on how well they are able to manage their lives, regardless of their actual economic position.