Igor Akushevich

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Associate Research Professor in the Social Science Research Institute

Office Location: 
2024 West Main Street, Box 90420, Durham, NC 27705
Front Office Address: 
Box 90420, Durham, NC 27708-0408
(919) 668-2715

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (Republic of Belarus) 1995

Comparing the Effectiveness of Guideline-concordant Care to Active Surveillance for DCIS: an Observational Study awarded by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (Co-Principal Investigator). 2015 to 2019

Genetics of Changes in Population Pyramids: Implications for Health Forecasting awarded by National Institutes of Health (Senior Investigator). 2014 to 2018

Causal Effects of Time-Dependent Treatment: Optimizing Care of Cancer Patients awarded by National Institutes of Health (Principal Investigator). 2013 to 2015

Integrating Population and Basic Science in Cancer Research awarded by National Institutes of Health (Faculty Member). 2009 to 2015

The Future of Major Geriatric Disorders in the US Elderly awarded by National Institutes of Health (Senior Investigator). 2008 to 2013

Evaluating New Genetic Effects on Health and Aging from Longitudinal Data awarded by National Institutes of Health (Senior Investigator). 2007 to 2013

New Methods of Studying Aging, Health and Longevity: Combining Longitudinal Data awarded by National Institutes of Health (Senior Investigator). 2009 to 2011

Karhausen, JA, Smeltz, AM, Akushevich, I, Cooter, M, Podgoreanu, MV, Stafford-Smith, M, Martinelli, SM, Fontes, ML, and Kertai, MD. "Platelet Counts and Postoperative Stroke After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery." Anesthesia and analgesia (June 17, 2017). Full Text Open Access Copy

Akushevich, I, Yashkin, AP, Kravchenko, J, Fang, F, Arbeev, K, Sloan, F, and Yashin, AI. "Theory of partitioning of disease prevalence and mortality in observational data." Theoretical population biology 114 (April 2017): 117-127. Full Text Open Access Copy

Zhbannikov, IY, Arbeev, K, Akushevich, I, Stallard, E, and Yashin, AI. "stpm: an R package for stochastic process model." BMC bioinformatics 18.1 (February 23, 2017): 125-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Whitener, G, Sivak, J, Akushevich, I, Samad, Z, and Swaminathan, M. "Grading Aortic Stenosis With Mean Gradient and Aortic Valve Area: A Comparison Between Preoperative Transthoracic and Precardiopulmonary Bypass Transesophageal Echocardiography." Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia 30.5 (October 2016): 1254-1259. Full Text Open Access Copy

Whitener, G, McKenzie, J, Akushevich, I, White, WD, Dhakal, IB, Nicoara, A, and Swaminathan, M. "Discordance in Grading Methods of Aortic Stenosis by Pre-Cardiopulmonary Bypass Transesophageal Echocardiography." Anesthesia and analgesia 122.4 (April 2016): 953-958. Full Text Open Access Copy

Zullig, LL, Whitson, HE, Hastings, SN, Beadles, C, Kravchenko, J, Akushevich, I, and Maciejewski, ML. "A Systematic Review of Conceptual Frameworks of Medical Complexity and New Model Development." Journal of general internal medicine 31.3 (March 2016): 329-337. (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy

Ukraintseva, S, Yashin, A, Arbeev, K, Kulminski, A, Akushevich, I, Wu, D, Joshi, G, Land, KC, and Stallard, E. "Puzzling role of genetic risk factors in human longevity: "risk alleles" as pro-longevity variants." Biogerontology 17.1 (February 2016): 109-127. (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy

Yashin, AI, Arbeev, KG, Arbeeva, LS, Wu, D, Akushevich, I, Kovtun, M, Yashkin, A, Kulminski, A, Culminskaya, I, Stallard, E, Li, M, and Ukraintseva, SV. "How the effects of aging and stresses of life are integrated in mortality rates: insights for genetic studies of human health and longevity." Biogerontology 17.1 (February 2016): 89-107. (Review) Full Text Open Access Copy

Yashin, AI, Arbeev, KG, Wu, D, Arbeeva, L, Kulminski, A, Kulminskaya, I, Akushevich, I, and Ukraintseva, SV. "How Genes Modulate Patterns of Aging-Related Changes on the Way to 100: Biodemographic Models and Methods in Genetic Analyses of Longitudinal Data." North American actuarial journal : NAAJ 20.3 (January 2016): 201-232. Full Text Open Access Copy

Yashin, AI, Zhbannikov, I, Arbeeva, L, Arbeev, KG, Wu, D, Akushevich, I, Yashkin, A, Kovtun, M, Kulminski, AM, Stallard, E, Kulminskaya, I, and Ukraintseva, S. "Pure and Confounded Effects of Causal SNPs on Longevity: Insights for Proper Interpretation of Research Findings in GWAS of Populations with Different Genetic Structures." Frontiers in genetics 7 (January 2016): 188-. Open Access Copy


Yashin, AI, Arbeev, KG, Arbeeva, LS, Wu, D, Akushevich, I, Kulminski, A, Kovtun, M, Zhbannikov, I, and Ukraintseva, SV. "Resistance to stresses and reliability of biological systems: Insights for genetic studies of human aging, health, and longevity." March 11, 2016. Full Text Open Access Copy

Mane, KK, Owen, P, Schmitt, C, Wilhelmsen, K, Gersing, K, Pietrobon, R, and Akushevich, I. "Visual analytics to optimize patient-population evidence delivery for personalized care." November 28, 2013. Full Text Open Access Copy

Veremeyeva, G, Akushevich, I, Pochukhailova, T, Blinova, E, Varfolomeyeva, T, Ploshchanskaya, O, Khudyakova, O, Vozilova, A, Kozionova, O, and Akleyev, A. "Long-term cellular effects in humans chronically exposed to ionizing radiation." September 2010. Full Text

Akushevich, I, Ilyichev, A, and Shumeiko, N. "Radiative corrections to the structure functions and sum rules in polarized dis." January 2000. Full Text

Akushevich, I, Ilyichev, A, Shumeiko, N, Soroko, A, and Tolkachev, A. "POLRAD 2.0 code for the radiative corrections to DIS of polarized particles." December 1, 1997.