Special Report: The Biology of Inequalities in Health: The Lifepath Consortium
Paolo Vineis, Mauricio Avendano-Pabon, Henrique Barros, Mel Bartley, Cristian Carmeli, Luca Carra, Marc Chadeau-Hyam, Giuseppe Costa, Cyrille Delpierre, Angelo D'Errico, Silvia Fraga, Graham Giles, Marcel Goldberg, Michelle Kelly-Irving, Mika Kivimaki, Benoit Lepage, Thierry Lang, Richard Layte, Frances MacGuire, Johan P Mackenbach Show all
Frontiers in Public Health | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2020
Funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 programme, the Lifepath research consortium aimed to investigate the effects of socioeconomic inequalities on the biology of healthy aging. The main research questions included the impact of inequalities on health, the role of behavioral and other risk factors, the underlying biological mechanisms, the efficacy of selected policies, and the general implications of our findings for theories and policies. The project adopted a life-course and comparative approach, considering lifetime effects from childhood and adulthood, and pooled data on up to 1.7 million participants of longitudinal cohort studies from Europe, USA, and Australia. These data sh..View full abstract
Awarded by European Commission
This study was supported by the European Commission (Horizon 2020 grant number 633666) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI.