NACC Research

List of all Proposals with a Published Abstract


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Evaluation of the Neuropathologic Cerebrovascular Sequelae of Antipsychotic Use


2013 Erin Abner       ADC       University of Kentucky
Abstracts = 1



Behavioral Reserve in MCI and AD


2010 Liana Apostolova       Junior       UCLA
Abstracts = 3
Proposal is complete.



Neuropsychiatric Presentations of Dementia According to Age of Onset


2010 Brian Appleby       ADC       Johns Hopkins
Abstracts = 1



Development of Composite Cognitive Endpoints for Presymptomatic AD Trials


2013 Napatkamon Ayutyanont       ADC       Arizona ADC
Abstracts = 1



Neuropathological Agreement with the Clinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease


2011 Tom Beach       ADC       Arizona
Abstracts = 1



The NACC Uniform Data Set


2010 Duane Beekly       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



The National Alzheimers Coordinating Centers Data Submissions System and
Database


2006 Duane Beekly       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



UDS FTLD System Abstract


2012 Duane Beekly       NACC       NACC - University of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Body Mass Index, Weight Change, and Clinical Progression in MCI and AD


2013 Lilah Besser       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Comparison of Neuropsychological Test Scores among English and Spanish Speakers


2012 Lilah Besser       NACC       University of Washington - NACC
Abstracts = 1



Elevated pulse pressure (PP), cognitive impairment and decline, and vascular
and AD neuropathology


2013 Lilah Besser       NACC       
Abstracts = 1



Alzheimers Disease and toxicity exposure: a gene-environment interactions


2012 Rhea Bhatta       Non-ADC       Lehigh University
Abstracts = 1



Is High Educational Attainment Over-represented Among Patients with a
clinically-diagnosed frontotemporal lobar degeneration-spectrum disorder


2013 Bradley Boeve       ADC       Mayo Clinic
Abstracts = 1



Medication Use in Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD) as compared to
Alzheimers Disease (AD)


2010 Adam Boxer       ADC       University of California, San Francisco
Abstracts = 1



Characterizing subject informants in NACCs UDS database


2012 Willa Brenowitz       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Prevalence of cerebral amyloid angiopathy in NACC NP dataset


2013 Willa Brenowitz       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Consensus Diagnosis and Predictors of Diagnostic Accuracy in the National
Alzheimer's Disease Centers


2013 Kate Bristow       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Repeated Measure in Subsequent Population Data to Confirm Evidence that High
Educational Attainment is Over-Represented among Patients with Frontotemporal


2013 Marla Bruns       ADC       Mayo Clinic
Abstracts = 1



Beside Still Waters: Alzheimers disease in the African American Community


2013 Shelytia Cocroft       Non-ADC       Wayne State University, Department of Sociology
Abstracts = 1



Relating NPI-Q Scores to the Pathologic Burden of AD Based on NACC Data


2010 Jeffrey Cummings       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 1



Clinical phenotype of dementia after traumatic brain injury (TBI).


2010 Ramon Diaz-Arrastia       ADC       University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Abstracts = 3



Missing Data and the Identification of Optimal Predictors of Conversion to AD


2013 Maritza Dowling       Junior       U Wisconsin
Abstracts = 1



Relationship of cardiovascular risk factors to dementia subtypes


2014 Brittany Dugger       Junior       Arizona
Abstracts = 1



Robust Norms for UDS Cognitive Test Battery and Utility of Individual Tests


2012 Steven Ferris       ADC       NYU
Abstracts = 3



Decision quality and the use of cardiac rhythm regulating devices in adults


2013 Nicole Fowler       ADC       University of Pittsburgh
Abstracts = 2



Genetic, clinical and environmental factors and cognitive decline in AD


2014 Ekaterina Galkina       Non-ADC       UMass Lowell
Abstracts = 1



Predicting disease susceptibility using Machine Learning algorithms.


2013 Ekaterina Galkina       Non-ADC       Umass Lowell
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Empirical Examination of Mismatched In-Vivo and Neuropathological Alzheimer's
Disease Diagnosis


2013 Joesph Gaugler       Non-ADC       School of Nursing, University fo Minnesota
Abstracts = 1



Subjective Memory Complaint and Cognitive Aging


2011 Katherine Gifford       Junior       Vanderbilt
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Rate of functional decline in AD, VaD and DLB


2009 Dawn Gill       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Sex differences in rate of progression of three dementia types.


2012 Dawn Gill       NACC       University of Washington - NACC
Abstracts = 1



Stability of Dementia Diagnosis among UDS Participants


2010 Dawn Gill       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1



Genetic Architecture of Rate of Decline in Alzheimers Disease


2013 Robert Green       ADC       Brigham Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Abstracts = 3



Assessing disease progression among Alzheimer's disease patients with adult
child study partners


2013 Joshua Grill       Junior       UCLA
Abstracts = 1



Choosing Alzheimers disease prevention clinical trial populations.


2013 Joshua Grill       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 1



A reliable, standardized general cognitive performance measure in NACC


2014 Alden Gross       Non-ADC       Hebrew SeniorLife
Abstracts = 1



Body Mass index Change in Alzheimers Disease Patients


2013 Yian Gu       ADC       Columbia University
Abstracts = 1



Evaluating sex differences and vascular morbidities in relation to global


2012 Deborah Gustafson       Non-ADC       SUNY Down State Med Center
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Latent Class Analysis of MCI Using Longitudinal Clinical Features


2013 John Hanfelt       ADC       Dept. of Biostatistics, Emory University
Abstracts = 1



Identification of Cognitive Endophenotypes


2009 Kathleen Hayden       Junior       Duke
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Indices of Reliable Change Over Time


2013 Kate Hayden       ADC       DUMC, Bryan ADRC
Abstracts = 1



Type II Diabetes and the risk of cognitive decline: A Multi-Center Cohort Study


2011 Elise Hodges       ADC       University of Michigan Health System
Abstracts = 1



Non-homogeneous Markov process models for rate of conversion to MCI


2011 Rebecca Hubbard       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 4
Proposal is complete.



Evaluation of inclusion exclusion criteria in clinical trial design


2008 Bradley T. Hyman       ADC       Mass ADRC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Vascular risk factors of cognitive aging


2012 Angela Jefferson       ADC       Boston University
Abstracts = 1



Clinicopathologic correlation in FTLD


2012 Aditi Joshi       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 2



The influence of smoking history on the phenotype and pathology of dementia


2012 Berneet Kaur       Junior       UC Davis
Abstracts = 2



United Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) Data Analyses


2011 Berneet Kaur       ADC       UC Davis
Abstracts = 2



The utility of a language domain rating and a behavior-comportment and


2010 David Knopman       ADC       Mayo Clinic
Abstracts = 2



Characterizing UDS Participants who Revert from MCI to Normal Cognition


2011 Tom Koepsell       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Education, cognitive function, and severity of neuropathology in AD


2005 Tom Koepsell       NACC       
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Neuropsychological, Motor, and Pathological Evaluation of the Primary


2013 Sarah Kremen       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 1



Comparison of motor symptoms in MCI by underlying disease process


2013 Walter Kukull       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Lewy body pathology and clinical diagnoses in the NACC database


2006 Walter Kukull       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Primary Neuropathologic Diagnosis and Co-Occurrence of Other Neuropathologic
Features: Results from the NACC database


2009 Walter Kukull       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Standardized data collection and diagnostic formulation for FTLD Clinical Exam:


2012 Walter Kukull       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Relation of Diabetes Medications to Cognitive and Neuropathological Findings in


2013 Elizabeth Lane       Non-ADC       Vanderbilt University Medical School
Abstracts = 1



Inappropriate Drug Use among Community-Dwelling Elders with Dementia


2008 Denys Lau       ADC       University of Illinois at Chicago
Abstracts = 3
Proposal is complete.



Age-associated Memory Impairment as a predictor of future cognitive decline


2012 Grace Lee       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 1



Pathological-Behavioral correlations in FTD spectrum disorders


2012 Gabriel Leger       Non-ADC       Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Healt
Abstracts = 1



Depression and Insight


2008 Po H. Lu       ADC       U California, Los Angeles
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Normative data for the neuropsychological assessment from the Alzheimers


2013 Xiaodong Luo       ADC       Mount Sinai
Abstracts = 1



Clinically Unrecognized Cases of Prion Disease in the National Alzheimer's


2008 Ryan Maddox       Non-ADC       CDC
Abstracts = 1



Determinants of Judgment and Problem Solving


2009 Ann Mayo       ADC       University of California, San Francisco
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Ethnic Differences in Alzheimer's Disease Survival and Pathology


2006 Kala Mehta       Junior       UC San Francisco
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Antithrombotic medication use and dementia incidence among mild cognitive
impairment patients with atrial fibrillation


2013 Dana Meranus       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Memantine Use in the National


2012 Dana Meranus       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Dysexecutive function in Alzheimer's Disease: A genetic and neuropsychologic


2012 Jesse Mez       ADC       Columbia University
Abstracts = 1



Longitudinal evaluation of dysexecutive vs. amnestic Alzheimer's


2012 Jesse Mez       ADC       Columbia
Abstracts = 1



The relationship between neuropathology and expression of dementia in the


2010 Laura Middleton       Non-ADC       Univ Waterloo
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Development and Stability of Delusions Across the Spectrum from Normal Aging to


2014 Colleen Millikin       Non-ADC       University of Manitoba
Abstracts = 1



APOE e4 and clinical progression in Parkinson's disease


2013 Sarah Monsell       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



Variation among different measurements of cognitive decline


2011 Sarah Monsell       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



The Uniform Data Set (UDS): Clinical and Cognitive Variables and Descriptive


2006 John Morris       ADC       Washington University School of Medicine
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Hippocampal sclerosis of aging in NACC


2013 Peter Nelson       ADC       U Kentucky
Abstracts = 1



Estimating the Cost of Delayed Treatment for Alzheimers Disease


2012 Natalia Olchanski       ADC       Tufts Medical Center
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Cognitive Reserve and Executive Cognition in Frontotemporal Dementia


2010 Chiadi Onyike       ADC       Johns Hopkins
Abstracts = 1



Clinical Characterization and Outcome of Subjects with Mild Cognitive


2010 Ronald Petersen       ADC       Mayo Clinic Rochester
Abstracts = 1



Description of UDS MCI, pre-MCI, and Control Subjects


2010 Ronald Petersen       ADC       Mayo
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Baseline study factors the predict dropout in the UDS


2009 Leslie E. Phillips       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Demographic, Clinical and Genetic Characteristics of symptomatic and


2010 Leslie Phillips       NACC       U of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



The role of cognitive reserve in neuropathological FTD


2011 Leslie Phillips       NACC       NACC - Universtiy of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



ACE Inhibitor, Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers, and ApoE4 on Alzheimer's


2013 Wendy Qiu       ADC       Boston University
Abstracts = 1



Pathology of subjects clinically diagnosed with vascular dementia


2005 EM Ramos       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Neuropathological Changes in Dementia in Patients with Co-morbid Depression


2006 Michael Rapp       Junior       Mt Sinai
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Clinical and Cognitive Predictors of Severe Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy


2011 John Ringman       ADC       UCLA
Abstracts = 2



Education, The Cognitive Reserve Hypothesis, and Alzheimer's Disease Without
Dementia


2006 Cathy Roe       Junior       Wash U
Abstracts = 3
Proposal is complete.



Affective symptoms and vascular factors are more prevalent in non-amnestic
than amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)


2010 Paul Rosenberg       ADC       Johns Hopkins
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Verification Bias


2008 Michael Sachs       NACC       previous NACC investigator
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



EXPLORING MULTIDIMENSIONAL COMPLEXITY IN THE DEMENTIAS: THE ASSOCIATION OF


2012 Tatiana Sadak       Non-ADC       UW
Abstracts = 4



Cross-cultural Differences in the Diagnosis of Dementia


2012 Philip Sayegh       ADC       3620 S. McClintock Ave., SGM 501
Abstracts = 4



Clinicopathologic correlation: Alzheimer mimics


2011 Yong Soo Shim       ADC       Washington U
Abstracts = 1



Transitions and pharmaceutical use by CDR level in Alzheimers disease.


2010 Eldon Spackman       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1



The Placebo Group Simulation Approach (PGSA): Predicting Decline in Patients


2011 Rene Spiegel       Non-ADC       Memory Clinic, Geriatric University Hospital
Abstracts = 3



Vascular and behavioral symptoms predict progression from healthy aging to
dementia


2014 Drake Steed       Non-ADC       Illinois School for Professional Psychology at Arg
Abstracts = 1



Proposal to Use UDS/NACC Data to Further Study Depression and Progression to


2011 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Variations across Centers


2004 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Abstracts = 3
Proposal is complete.



Clinical and pathological characteristics of hippocampal sclerosis dementia


2012 Campbell Sullivan       ADC       Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Abstracts = 1



Determining specific functional declines associated with progression from mild


2013 Edmond Teng       ADC       UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System
Abstracts = 1



Utility of the Functional Activities Questionnaire in Distinguishing Between
Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer's Disease


2008 Edmond Teng       ADC       University California, Los Angeles
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Effect of mixed neuropathologies on profile and cognitive change in dementia


2013 Jon Toledo       ADC       CNDR, UPenn School of Medicine
Abstracts = 1



Prevalence of Seizures, Tremor and Gait Disturbances in AD


2013 Paula Trzepacz       Non-ADC       Eli Lilly and Company
Abstracts = 1



Causal inference with truncation by death in observational study


2013 Linbo Wang       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1



Evaluate Diagnostic Accuracy in the Absence of a Gold Standard


2013 Zheyu Wang       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1



Semi-parametric model for interval censored data with a cured subgroup


2013 Linbo Wang       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 1



The Combined Influence of Vascular Risk Factors and Alzheimers Disease on
Cognition, and the Role of Vascular Neuropathology in that Relationship.


2011 Karim Yamout       ADC       UCD
Abstracts = 2



Analysis of binary long data in multi-center studies with missing covariates


2010 Andrew Zhou       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1
Proposal is complete.



Applied Missing Data Analysis in Health Sciences


2011 Andrew Zhou       NACC       University of Washington
Abstracts = 1



Estimate the ROC curve and its area in the presence of nonignorable
verification bias


2012 Andrew Zhou       NACC       NACC
Abstracts = 2
Proposal is complete.



Dissociable Facets of Executive Dysfunction and Association with Preclinical
Alzheimers Disease


2013 Joyce Zhu       Non-ADC       Vanderbilt University
Abstracts = 1