Austad, S.N. 1993. The comparative perspective and choice of animal models in aging research. AGING, Clinical and Experimental Research 5:259-267.

Austad, S.N. 1993. Retarded aging rate in an insular population of opossums. Journal of Zoology 229: 695-708.

Austad, S.N. 1994. Menopause: an evolutionary perspective. Experimental Gerontology 29: 255-263.

Holmes, D.H. & S.N. Austad. 1994. Fly now, die later: life history correlates of flying and gliding in mammals. Journal of Mammalogy 75:224-226.

Holmes, D.J. & S. N. Austad. 1995. The evolution of avian senescence patterns: implications for understanding primary aging processes. American Zoologist 35: 307-317.

Holmes, D.J. and S.N. Austad. 1995. Birds as animal models for the comparative biology of aging: a prospectus. Journals of Gerontology 50A: B59-B66.

Austad, S.N. 1996. The uses of intraspecific variation in aging research. Experimental Gerontology 31: 453-463.

Austad, S.N. 1997. Postreproductive survival and the role of the elderly in nature. In Between Zeus and the Salmon: The Biodemography of Longevity. K.W. Wachter and C.E. Finch (eds.). National Academy Press: Washington, DC. pp. 161-174.

Austad, S.N. & Holmes, D.J. 1998. Evolutionary approaches to probing aging mechanisms. In Methods in Aging Research, B.P. Yu (ed.). CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. pp. 437-452.

Austad, S.N. 1997. Comparative aging and life histories in mammals. Experimental Gerontology 32:23-38.

Kirkwood, T.B.L & Austad, S.N. 2000. Why do we age? Nature 408: 233-238.

Austad, S.N. 2001. Concepts and theories of aging. In Handbook of the Biology of Aging, 5th Edition. Masoro, E.J. & Austad, S.N. (Eds.) San Diego, CA: Academic Press. p. 3-22.

Holmes, D.J., Flückiger, R., Austad, S.N. 2001. Comparative biology of aging in birds: an update. Experimental Gerontology 36: 849-83.

Austad, S.N. (2001). The comparative biology of aging. In V.J. Cristofalo & R. Adelman (Eds.). Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Vol. 21. Modern Topics in the Biology of Aging. Springer: New York. pp. 19-40.

Brunet-Rossinni AK, Austad SN. 2004. Ageing studies on bats: a review. Biogerontology, 5, 211-222.

Austad, SN. 2005. Diverse aging rates in metazoans: targets for functional genomics. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development, 126, 43-49.

Podlutsky, AJ, Khritankov, AM, Ovodov, ND, Austad, SN. 2005. A new field record for bat longevity. Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences 60(11):1366-1368.

Miller, RA, Austad, SN. 2006. Growth and aging: why do big dogs die young? In Handbook of the Biology of Aging, 6th Ed. Masoro, EJ & Austad, SN (eds.). Academic Press, San Diego, CA. pp. 512-533.

Brunet-Rossinni, AK, Austad, SN. 2006. Senescence in natural populations of mammals and birds. In Handbook of the Biology of Aging, 6th Ed. Masoro, EJ & Austad, SN (eds.). Academic Press, San Diego.

Austad, SN. 2006. Patterns in mammalian aging: demography and evolution. Robine, J-M., Crimmins, E., Horiuchi, S., Yi, Z. (eds). Longevity, Individual Life Duration, and the Growth of the Oldest-Old Population. Springer Publ., Dordrecht, Netherlands. Pp. 43-55.

Austad, S.N. 2008. Making sense of biological theories of aging. In Handbook of theories of aging, 2nd Ed. Bengtson VL, Gans D, Putney NM, Silverstein M (eds). Springer Publ., New York. Ch. 8, 147-162. Diego, CA. pp. 243-265.

Austad, SN & Kirkwood, TBL. (2008). Evolutionary theory in aging research. In The Molecular Biology of Aging. L. Guarente, L. Partridge, D.C. Wallace (eds). Cold Spring Harbor Press, Cold Spring Harbor, NY. Pp. 95-111.

Austad, SN, Finch, CE. 2008. The evolutionary context of human aging and degenerative disease. In SC Stearns & JC Koella (eds). Evolution in health and disease, 2nd Edition. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. pp. 301-311.

Austad, S.N. (2009). Comparative biology of aging. Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences 64(2) 199-201.

Austad SN (2010). Animal size, metabolic rate, and survival, among and within species. In Comparative Biology of Aging, N.S. Wolf (ed). Springer Science & Business Media, New York. pp. 27-42.

Austad SN. (2010). Cats, “rats,” and bats: the comparative biology of aging in the 21st century. Integrative & Comparative Biology 50(5), 783-792.

Miller RA, Williams JB, Kiklevich JV, Austad SN, Harper JM. (2011). Comparative cellular biogerontology: primer and prospectus. Ageing Research Reviews 10(2), 181-190.

Finch CE, Austad SN. (2012). Primate aging in the mammalian scheme: the puzzle of extreme variation in brain aging. Age, 34, 1075-91. PMC3448989.

Anson RM, Willcox B, Austad S, Perls T. (2012). Within- and between-species study of extreme longevity – comments, commonalities, and goals. Journals of Gerontology Series A Biological and Medical Sciences 67, 347-350. PMC3309878.

Nussey DH, Froy H, Lemaitre J-F, Gaillard J-M, Austad SN (2013) Senescence in natural populations of animals: widespread evidence and its implications for biogerontology. Aging Research Reviews 12, 214-225. PMCID: PMC4246505.

Finch CE & Austad SN. (2014). Primate models for human brain aging and neurological diseases (Chapter 5). In Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics – Genetics. Vol. 34. R.L. Sprott (ed.). Springer: New York. pp. 139-70.

Austad SN. (2014). The evolutionary basis of aging (Chapter 2). In Molecular & Cellular Biology of Aging. J. Vijg, J. Campisi, & G. Lithgow (eds). The Gerontological Society of America: Washington DC, USA. pp. 15-48.

Finch CE & Austad SN. (2015). Commentary: Is Alzheimer’s disease uniquely human? Neurobiology of Aging 36(2), 553-55. PMC4394838.

Pride H, Sunchu B, Mochnick J, Coles A, Zhang Y, Buffenstein R, Hornsby PJ, Austad SN, Pérez VI. (2015). Long-lived species have improved proteostasis compared to phylogenetically-related shorter-lived species. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 457(4), 669-75. PMCID: in process.

Creevy K, Austad SN, Hoffman J, O’Neill D, Promislow DEL (2015). The Companion Dog as a Model for the Longevity Dividend. In The Longevity Dividend, Olshansky SJ, Kirkland J, and Martin GM (eds). Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press: Cold Spring Harbor, NY.