Christopher R. Beam

LIFE Virginia

LIFE Fellow from 2010 to 2014, University of Virginia


Dissertation completed in June 2014

Marriage, Depression, and Mortality Across the Life-Span

(Advisor: Eric Turkheimer)

Recipient of LIFE Outstanding Alumni Award 2023

Selected Publications

Beam, C. R., Pezzoli, P., Mendle, J., Burt, S. A., Neale, M. C., Boker, S. M., Keel, P. K., & Klump, K. L. (2022). How nonshared environmental factors come to correlate with heredity. Development & Psychopathology, 34(1), 321–333.

Beam, C. R., Kaneshiro, C., Jang, J. Y., Reynolds, C. A., Pedersen, N. L., & Gatz, M. (2020). A twin study of sex differences in all dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and non-AD dementia. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 76(2), 539–551.

Beam, C. R., Turkheimer, E., Finkel, D., Levine, M., Zandi, E., Guterbock, T, Giangrande, E. J., Ryan, L., Pasquenza, N., & Davis, D. W. (2020). Midlife study of the Louisville twins: Connecting cognitive development to biological and cognitive aging. Behavior Genetics, 50(2), 73–83.

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