13 & 14 December 2023
In-person, BMA House, London
Driving real-world impact from health research

Dmitri Jdanov

Head, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Dmitri Jdanov is Head of the Laboratory for Demographic Data at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research. He is a demographer and mathematician who has extensive experience in the collection, assessment, and usage of demographic and epidemiological data. Dmitri is the director of the Human Mortality Database, the world´s leading data resource on mortality in developed countries. The extension of this database – the short-term mortality fluctuation data series – is an important data source on mortality during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dmitri’s current research focuses on inequality in mortality, quality of demographic data, and the health of the aging population; his most recent works are focused on the influence of short-term risk factors (including pandemics) on long-term mortality trends.