Alan Peters, PhD
Emeritus Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology

PhD, University of Bristol
DSc, University of Edinburgh



Expertise on the effects of normal aging on the primate cerebral cortex.


Research Training in Structural Basis of Neurobiology
07/01/1995 - 06/30/2000 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5 T32 NS07152 20




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2011 STRUCTURAL STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 5P01AG000001-34-26 123
2010 STRUCTURAL STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 5P01AG000001-33-26 123
2009 STRUCTURAL STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 5P01AG000001-32-26 123
2008 STRUCTURAL STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 5P01AG000001-31-26 123
2007 STRUCTURAL STUDIES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 2P01AG000001-30A1-26 123
2002 Structural Studies in the Central Nervous System 3P01AG000001-27S1-26 123
2002 Structural Studies in the Central Nervous System 5P01AG000001-27-26 123
2001 Structural Studies in the Central Nervous System 5P01AG000001-26-26 123
2000 Structural Studies in the Central Nervous System 2P01AG000001-25A1-26 123
1999 MYELIN 5P01AG000001-24-16 123
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  1. Luebke JI, Medalla M, Amatrudo JM, Weaver CM, Crimins JL, Hunt B, Hof PR, Peters A. Age-related changes to layer 3 pyramidal cells in the rhesus monkey visual cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2015 Jun; 25(6):1454-68.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24323499; PMCID: PMC4428297; DOI: 10.1093/cercor/bht336;.
  2. Peters A, Sethares C. Age-related changes in the morphology of cerebral capillaries do not correlate with cognitive decline. J Comp Neurol. 2012 Apr 15; 520(6):1339-47. PMID: 22102171; DOI: 10.1002/cne.22809;.
  3. Peters A, Kemper T. A review of the structural alterations in the cerebral hemispheres of the aging rhesus monkey. Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Oct; 33(10):2357-72.View Related Profiles. PMID: 22192242; PMCID: PMC3337968; DOI: 10.1016/j.neurobiolaging.2011.11.015;.
  4. Crimins JL, Rocher AB, Peters A, Shultz P, Lewis J, Luebke JI. Homeostatic responses by surviving cortical pyramidal cells in neurodegenerative tauopathy. Acta Neuropathol. 2011 Nov; 122(5):551-64.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21968531; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-011-0877-0;.
  5. Ludvigson AE, Luebke JI, Lewis J, Peters A. Structural abnormalities in the cortex of the rTg4510 mouse model of tauopathy: a light and electron microscopy study. Brain Struct Funct. 2011 Mar; 216(1):31-42.View Related Profiles. PMID: 21152933; PMCID: PMC3748379; DOI: 10.1007/s00429-010-0295-4;.
  6. Peters A, Sethares C, Moss MB. How the primate fornix is affected by age. J Comp Neurol. 2010 Oct 1; 518(19):3962-80.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20737595; PMCID: PMC2929937; DOI: 10.1002/cne.22434;.
  7. Bowley MP, Cabral H, Rosene DL, Peters A. Age changes in myelinated nerve fibers of the cingulate bundle and corpus callosum in the rhesus monkey. J Comp Neurol. 2010 Aug 1; 518(15):3046-64.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20533359; PMCID: PMC2889619; DOI: 10.1002/cne.22379;.
  8. Luebke J, Barbas H, Peters A. Effects of normal aging on prefrontal area 46 in the rhesus monkey. Brain Res Rev. 2010 Mar; 62(2):212-32.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20005254; PMCID: PMC2822043; DOI: 10.1016/j.brainresrev.2009.12.002;.
  9. Killiany RJ. Isn't amyloid more than just a marker for Alzheimer disease? Neurology. 2009 Oct 13; 73(15):1174-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19741212; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181be020a;.
  10. Peters A. The effects of normal aging on myelinated nerve fibers in monkey central nervous system. Front Neuroanat. 2009; 3:11. PMID: 19636385; PMCID: PMC2713738; DOI: 10.3389/neuro.05.011.2009;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

effects of aging
electron microscopy
immunocytochemistry
light microscopy
Nervous system
neurocytology
stereology
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