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 in the The Journals of Gerontology.
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.
Dr. Zachary Zimmer, a Tier I Canada Research Chair and Director of the Global Aging Community Initiative was recently awarded $1,250,776 over four years from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Project Grants to conduct this research in Vietnam among older Vietnamese people who survived conflict during the devastating Vietnam wars from 1955 to … Continue reading MSVU researcher receives $1.2 million grant to study biological effects of war on aging
Is War Hard on the Heart? Gender, Wartime Stress and Late Life Cardiovascular Conditions in a Population of Vietnamese Older Adults, published by Kim Korinek, Yvette Young, Bussarawan Teerawichitchainan, Nguyen Thi Kim Chuc, Miles Kovnicka, and Zachary Zimmer in Social Science & Medicine, Volume 265, November 2020,
Kathryn Fraser, a Master's student in the Applied Human Nutrition program at Mount Saint Vincent University, and who works with Dr. Zimmer created the poster to present at the conference.