NACC Research

List of all Proposals with Published Papers


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Longitudinal analysis of APOE and gender mediated conversion risk in
preclinical AD


2014 Andre Altmann       Non-ADC       Stanford University
Papers = 1



Behavioral Reserve in MCI and AD


2014 Liana Apostolova       Junior       UCLA
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Neuropathological Agreement with the Clinical Diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease


2014 Tom Beach       ADC       Arizona
Papers = 2



Description of the Uniform Data Set Database


2007 Duane Beekly       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



The National Alzheimers Coordinating Centers Data Submissions System and
Database


2004 Duane Beekly       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


2014 Lilah Besser       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1



Analytic Strategies for the NACC Database


2013 Deborah Blacker       ADC       Mass ADRC
Papers = 1



Sleep Phenotypes by Diagnosis


2011 Donald Bliwise       ADC       Emory
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


2014 Adam Boxer       ADC       University of California, San Francisco
Papers = 1



The associations of social relationships with risk of incident amnestic and


2014 Willa Brenowitz       NACC       
Papers = 1



Common Functional Deficits in MCI and Dementia


2014 Patrick Brown       Junior       Columbia
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Causes and disease progression of dementia among Asians


2013 Rosa Chan       Non-ADC       City University of Hong Kong
Papers = 3



Test the reliability of doubly robust estimation with missing response data


2014 Baojiang Chen       Non-ADC       University of Nebraska
Papers = 1



Use of empirical likelihood to calibrate auxiliary information in isotonic


2014 Baojiang Chen       NACC       UW
Papers = 2



Validation of the TICS and DQ for Dementia status in the Long Life Family Study


2013 Stephanie Cosentino       ADC       Columbia
Papers = 1



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


2014 Jeffrey Cummings       ADC       UCLA
Papers = 1



Aging and Health among Older Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury


2013 Kristen Dams-O'Connor       Non-ADC       Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Papers = 1



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


2013 Ramon Diaz-Arrastia       ADC       University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Clinical characteristics of early-onset AD


2014 Brad Dickerson       ADC       Massachusetts General Hospital
Papers = 1



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


2014 Nicole Fowler       ADC       
Papers = 1



Diagnostic Patterns and Healthcare Resource Utilization in Patients with


2014 Joe Gaugler       Non-ADC       UMN
Papers = 1



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


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



A Clinical Taxometric Investigation of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias


2012 Brandon Gavett       ADC       Boston
Papers = 1



Cognitive aging trajectories in Alzheimers disease


2014 Brandon Gavett       Non-ADC       University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Papers = 1



Subjective Memory Complaint and Cognitive Aging


2014 Katherine Gifford       Junior       Vanderbilt
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Rate of functional decline in AD, VaD and DLB


2011 Dawn Gill       NACC       NACC
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Stability of Dementia Diagnosis among UDS Participants


2013 Dawn Gill       NACC       University of Washington
Papers = 1



Are eligible AD clinical trial participants more likely to have spousal
caregivers than adult children caregivers?


2012 Joshua Grill       ADC       UCLA
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


2014 Joshua Grill       Junior       UCLA
Papers = 2



Choosing Alzheimers disease prevention clinical trial populations.


2014 Joshua Grill       ADC       UCLA
Papers = 1



A reliable, standardized general cognitive performance measure in NACC


2014 Alden Gross       Non-ADC       Department of Epidemiology, JHSPH
Papers = 1



Body Mass index Change in Alzheimers Disease Patients


2014 Yian Gu       ADC       Columbia University
Papers = 1



Antihypertensive effects on neuropathological findings: Analysis of data from


2012 Ihab Hajjar       ADC       University of Southern California
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Latent Structure of the Mild Cognitive Impairment Syndrome


2011 John Hanfelt       ADC       Emory
Papers = 1



Identification of Cognitive Endophenotypes


2013 Kathleen Hayden       Junior       Duke
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Atherosclerosis and AD: analysis of data from the US National Alzheimer's
Coordinating Center


2005 Larry Honig       ADC       Columbia University
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


2011 Rebecca Hubbard       NACC       NACC
Papers = 3
Proposal is complete.



Clinical -Pathological investigation regarding new criteria for


2013 Brad Hyman       ADC       Mass General
Papers = 4



Vascular risk factors of cognitive aging


2014 Angela Jefferson       ADC       
Papers = 1



Confirmatory Factor Analyses Using Neuropsychiatric Inventory Data
from the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center


2011 David Johnson       Non-ADC       University of Kansas
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Clinicopathologic correlation in FTLD


2013 Aditi Joshi       ADC       UCLA
Papers = 2



APOE and Relationship to Abstinence from Cigarette Smoking among Older Adults
with Normal Cognition


2013 Rajkumar Kalapatapu       ADC       UCSF
Papers = 1



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


2013 Berneet Kaur       ADC       UC Davis
Papers = 1



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


2011 David Knopman       ADC       Mayo Clinic
Papers = 1



Characterizing UDS Participants who Revert from MCI to Normal Cognition


2012 Tom Koepsell       NACC       University of Washington
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Education, cognitive function, and severity of neuropathology in AD


2008 Tom Koepsell       NACC       
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Utility of the Clinical Dementia Rating Scale Sum of Boxes Scores in Staging
Dementia Severity


2010 Laura Lacritz       Non-ADC       University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Inappropriate Drug Use among Community-Dwelling Elders with Dementia


2011 Denys Lau       ADC       University of Illinois at Chicago
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Pathological-Behavioral correlations in FTD spectrum disorders


2014 Gabriel Leger       Non-ADC       Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Healt
Papers = 1



Factors Associated with Use of Memantine


2009 Alan Lerner       ADC       Case Western
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Covariate adjustment in estimating the area under the ROC curve with partially


2014 Danping Liu       NACC       NACC
Papers = 2



Estimating the standardized ROC curve adjusting for covariate effects with


2013 Danping Liu       NACC       University of Washington
Papers = 1




Associations between microinfarcts and other macroscopic vascular findings on


2009 Will Longstreth       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Normative data for the neuropsychological assessment from the Alzheimers


2014 Xiaodong Luo       ADC       Mount Sinai
Papers = 1



Determinants of Judgment and Problem Solving


2013 Ann Mayo       ADC       University of California, San Francisco
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Ethnic Differences in Alzheimer's Disease Survival and Pathology


2009 Kala Mehta       Junior       UC San Francisco
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



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


2013 Jesse Mez       ADC       Columbia University
Papers = 1



Longitudinal evaluation of dysexecutive vs. amnestic Alzheimer's


2013 Jesse Mez       ADC       Columbia
Papers = 2



The relationship between neuropathology and expression of dementia in the


2011 Laura Middleton       Non-ADC       Univ Waterloo
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



: Comparison of symptomatic and asymptomatic persons with underlying Alzheimers


2013 Charlie Mock       NACC       
Papers = 1



Trends in performance on neuropsychological tests for asymptomatic persons with


2014 Charlie Mock       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1



APOE e4 and clinical progression in Parkinson's disease


2014 Sarah Monsell       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1



Variation among different measurements of cognitive decline


2012 Sarah Monsell       NACC       NACC
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


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



Basic clinical-pathological correlation in AD


2011 Peter Nelson       ADC       University of Kentucky
Papers = 3



Braak Staging over Time: A Possible Cohort Effect


2009 Peter T. Nelson       ADC       University of Kentucky
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Clinicopathological correlation in Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB)


2010 Peter Nelson       ADC       Kentucky
Papers = 4



Evaluating genetic risk factors of hippocampal sclerosis (HS) in FTLD


2014 Pete Nelson       ADC       U Kentucky
Papers = 1



Evaluation of association between sulfonylurea use and hippocampal sclerosis
pathology


2014 Pete Nelson       ADC       U Kentucky
Papers = 1



Hippocampal sclerosis of aging in NACC


2014 Peter Nelson       ADC       U Kentucky
Papers = 2



Primary age-related tauopathy (PART): a common pathology associated with human
aging


2014 Pete Nelson       ADC       U Kentucky
Papers = 1



Diagnostic Accuracy of the MMSE in Detecting Dementia in Ethnically Diverse
Highly Educated Individuals


2012 Sid E. O'Bryant       Non-ADC       
Papers = 1



Effects of 100 commonly used drugs on cognitive performance in older adults.


2013 Karen Obermann       Non-ADC       St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Papers = 1



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


2003 Ronald Petersen       ADC       Mayo
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Neuropsychological predictors of dementia progression trajectory


2014 Jagan Pillai       Non-ADC       Cleveland Clinic
Papers = 1



Non-replication of an association of Apolipoprotein E2 with sinistrality


2013 Brian Piper       Non-ADC       Oregon Health Science University
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor and ApoE4 on Alzheimers disease


2013 Wendy Wei Qiao Qiu       ADC       Boston University School of Medicine
Papers = 1



Neuropathological Changes in Dementia in Patients with Co-morbid Depression


2008 Michael Rapp       Junior       Mt Sinai
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Clinical and Cognitive Predictors of Severe Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy


2014 John Ringman       ADC       UCLA
Papers = 1



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


2007 Cathy Roe       Junior       Wash U
Papers = 3
Proposal is complete.



Level of functional and cognitive impairment as a function of DAT severity


2012 Catherine Roe       ADC       Washington University School of Medicine
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



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


2011 Paul Rosenberg       ADC       Johns Hopkins
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



The association of neuropsychiatric symptoms in MCI with incident dementia and
Alzheimers Disease.


2013 Paul Rosenberg       ADC       John Hopkins
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Assessing the effect of race and education on the


2013 Michael Sachs       NACC       NACC, University of Washington
Papers = 1



EXPLORING MULTIDIMENSIONAL COMPLEXITY IN THE DEMENTIAS: THE ASSOCIATION OF


2014 Tatiana Sadak       Non-ADC       UW
Papers = 1



Diabetes and Alzheimers Disease in the Uniform Data Set


2012 Mary Sano       ADC       Mount Sinai
Papers = 1



Cross-cultural Differences in the Diagnosis of Dementia


2014 Philip Sayegh       ADC       3620 S. McClintock Ave., SGM 501
Papers = 3



Clinicopathologic correlation: Alzheimer mimics


2013 Yong Soo Shim       ADC       Washington U
Papers = 1



Normative Calculator for the Uniform Data Set (UDS) Neuropsychological Test


2011 Steven Shirk       ADC       Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
Papers = 1



Association of Cognitive Impairment and Depression


2014 Mark Snowden       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Papers = 1



Dependence as a health outcome for Alzheimer's disease


2013 Eldon Spackman       ADC       University of Washington - School of Pharmacy
Papers = 1



Transitions and pharmaceutical use by CDR level in Alzheimers disease.


2012 Eldon Spackman       Non-ADC       University of Washington
Papers = 2



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


2013 Rene Spiegel       Non-ADC       Memory Clinic, Geriatric University Hospital
Papers = 1



Hypertension and the effect of hypertension on cognitive decline using NACC UDS


2013 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Papers = 1



Noradrenergic Medications and Progression of MCI


2012 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Statins and cognitive changes over time


2013 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Papers = 1



Variations across Centers


2005 Kyle Steenland       ADC       Emory
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Correlates of Psychosis in AD


2011 Robert Sweet       ADC       University of Pittsburgh
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Determining specific functional declines associated with progression from mild


2012 Edmond Teng       ADC       UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System
Papers = 2



Investigating the Role of Traumatic Brain Injury as a Risk Factor for
Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration


2014 Edmond Teng       ADC       West Los Angeles VA/UCLA
Papers = 1



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


2010 Edmond Teng       ADC       University California, Los Angeles
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Cerebrovascular changes and prevalence of vascular risk factors across
different neurodegenerative diseases


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



Comparison of Agitation and Aggression Across Dementias: Relationship to


2013 Paula Trzepacz       Non-ADC       Eli Lilly and Company
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Latent Structure of Alzheimer's Disease: A Taxometric Analysis of
Neuropsychological Indicators


2010 Glenn Walters       Non-ADC       
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Age at onset, education and MMSE in Native Americans


2007 Myron Weiner       ADC       Univ of Texas SW Med Ctr
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Describe score distributions for Normal, MCI, and specific dementia diagnoses.


2009 Sandra Weintraub       ADC       Northwestern
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Estimate the heritability of AD using family history data


2012 Thomas Wingo       ADC       Emory Center for Neurodegenerative Disease
Papers = 1
Proposal is complete.



Antedependence Models for Nonstationary Categorical Longitudinal Data with
Ignorable Missingness: Likelihood-Based Inference


2013 Yunlong Xie       Non-ADC       National Institutes of Health
Papers = 1



Joint random-effects transition models for multivariate longitudinal data


2013 Bo Zhang       Non-ADC       Oregon State University
Papers = 1



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


2012 Andrew Zhou       NACC       University of Washington
Papers = 2
Proposal is complete.



Applied Missing Data Analysis in Health Sciences


2012 Andrew Zhou       NACC       University of Washington
Papers = 3



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


2011 Andrew Zhou       NACC       NACC
Papers = 4
Proposal is complete.