We are seeking applications for a summer research assistant to work on projects, funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research and the National Institutes of Health. Click HERE for details.
Post Doctorate position in Social Epigenetics and/or Biological Demography
The Global Aging and Community Initiative is seeking applications for a postdoctoral position on a project funded by the Canadian Institute of Health Research. Click HERE for more details.
Does war hasten aging?
A new paper by Zachary Zimmer, Kim Korinek, Yvette Young, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Tran Khanh Toan, highlights research into "Early-Life War Exposure and Later-Life Frailty Among Older Adults in Vietnam: Does War Hasten Aging?" and was recently published as the Editor's Choice in The Journals of Gerontology.
Project leader Zachary Zimmer leads international, multidisciplinary team
Recently reported in the Canadian Press by reporter Danielle Edwards - Researchers from Nova Scotia are coming together with an international, multidisciplinary team to study whether the Vietnam War has affected the aging of people who lived through it. Read entire story HERE.
Radio Interview: Dr. Zimmer talks about $1.2 million grant to study traumas of war in Vietnam
Zachary Zimmer, Director, Global Aging Community Initiative was interviewed on News 95.7 FM about the recent Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) award of $1.2 million to conduct research in Vietnam among older Vietnamese people who survived conflict during the devastating Vietnam wars from 1955 to 1975. To listen to the interview click HERE...the interview … Continue reading Radio Interview: Dr. Zimmer talks about $1.2 million grant to study traumas of war in Vietnam
New Manuscript on War-related Events Accepted for Publication
The manuscript, "Assessing Exposure to War-related Traumatic Events in Older Vietnamese War Survivors," co-authored by Yvette Young, Kim Korinek, Zachary Zimmer, and Toan Khanh Tran was recently accepted for publication in Conflict and Health.