Thomas Perls
Thomas Perls
Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
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Morbidity profiles of centenarians: survivors, delayers, and escapers
J Evert, E Lawler, H Bogan, T Perls
The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical …, 2003
Genetic signatures of exceptional longevity in humans
P Sebastiani, N Solovieff, AT DeWan, KM Walsh, A Puca, SW Hartley, ...
PloS one 7 (1), e29848, 2012
Clinical and pathological correlates of apolipoprotein E ε4 in Alzheimer's disease
T Gomez‐Isla, HL West, GW Rebeck, SD Harr, JH Growdon, JJ Locascio, ...
Annals of neurology 39 (1), 62-70, 1996
Achieving and maintaining cognitive vitality with aging
HM Fillit, RN Butler, AW O'Connell, MS Albert, JE Birren, CW Cotman, ...
Mayo Clinic Proceedings 77 (7), 681-696, 2002
Life-long sustained mortality advantage of siblings of centenarians
TT Perls, J Wilmoth, R Levenson, M Drinkwater, M Cohen, H Bogan, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99 (12), 8442-8447, 2002
A genome-wide scan for linkage to human exceptional longevity identifies a locus on chromosome 4
AA Puca, MJ Daly, SJ Brewster, TC Matise, J Barrett, M Shea-Drinkwater, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 98 (18), 10505-10508, 2001
A catalog of genetic loci associated with kidney function from analyses of a million individuals
M Wuttke, Y Li, M Li, KB Sieber, MF Feitosa, M Gorski, A Tin, L Wang, ...
Nature genetics 51 (6), 957-972, 2019
Health span approximates life span among many supercentenarians: compression of morbidity at the approximate limit of life span
SL Andersen, P Sebastiani, DA Dworkis, L Feldman, TT Perls
Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences …, 2012
Centenarians: the older you get, the healthier you have been
R Hitt, Y Young-Xu, M Silver, T Perls
The Lancet 354 (9179), 652, 1999
Middle-aged mothers live longer
TT Perls, L Alpert, RC Fretts
Nature 389 (6647), 133-133, 1997
GWAS of Longevity in CHARGE Consortium Confirms APOE and FOXO3 Candidacy
L Broer, AS Buchman, J Deelen, DS Evans, JD Faul, KL Lunetta, ...
Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biomedical Sciences and Medical Sciences …, 2015
Siblings of centenarians live longer
TT Perls, E Bubrick, CG Wager, J Vijg, L Kruglyak
The Lancet 351 (9115), 1560, 1998
Reduced apolipoprotein ϵ4 allele frequency in the oldest old Alzheimer's patients and cognitively normal individuals
GW Rebeck, TT Perls, HL West, P Sodhi, LA Lipsitz, BT Hyman
Neurology 44 (8), 1513-1513, 1994
The genetics of exceptional human longevity
T Perls, LM Kunkel, AA Puca
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 50 (2), 359-368, 2002
Cell-by-cell scanning of whole mitochondrial genomes in aged human heart reveals a significant fraction of myocytes with clonally expanded deletions
K Khrapko, N Bodyak, WG Thilly, NJ Van Orsouw, X Zhang, HA Coller, ...
Nucleic acids research 27 (11), 2434-2441, 1999
The genetics of extreme longevity: lessons from the new England centenarian study
P Sebastiani, TT Perls
Frontiers in genetics 3, 277, 2012
The oldest old
TT Perls
Scientific American 272 (1), 70-75, 1995
Haplotype-based identification of a microsomal transfer protein marker associated with the human lifespan
BJ Geesaman, E Benson, SJ Brewster, LM Kunkel, H Blanché, G Thomas, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 100 (24), 14115-14120, 2003
Living to 100: Lessons in living to your maximum potential at any age
TT Perls, MH Silver, JF Lauerman
Basic Books, 1999
Lower all‐cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in centenarians' offspring
DF Terry, MA Wilcox, MA McCormick, JMY Pennington, EA Schoenhofen, ...
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 52 (12), 2074-2076, 2004
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