Rhoda Au, PhD
Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Anatomy & Neurobiology

PhD, University of California, Riverside
MBA, Boston University



Research interests include cognitive aging, and preclinical and clinical dementia.

Professor
Boston University School of Public Health
Epidemiology


Center Faculty Member
Framingham Heart Study




Epigenetic changes in synaptic and inflammatory genes involved in the age-dependent development of Alzheimer
09/15/2016 - 06/30/2021 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1RF1AG054156-01

Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Brain Aging and Dementia
07/17/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Child Health &
1R21HD089088-01

MRI, Genetic & Cognitive Precursors of AD & Dementia
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
4R01AG016495-15

Re-Visiting MCl and Preclinical AD Diagnosis To inform Future Biomarker Studies
03/15/2016 - 02/28/2018 (PI)
University of California, San Diego NIH NIA
5R01AG049810-02

MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults
06/01/2016 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG033040-08

Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study
05/01/2015 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG049899-03

Identifying Novel Cognitive Markers from Spoken Language Processing
09/30/2016 - 11/30/2017 (PI)
Evidation Health, Inc. DOD Air Force Mat C

Framingham Cognitive Aging Study: Impact of Vascular Metabolic Risk Factors
06/01/2016 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Alzheimer's Association

Sleep Study
10/01/2014 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, In

Epidemiology of Dementia in the Framingham Study
09/01/2010 - 05/31/2017 (Co-PI)
PI: Sudha Seshadri, MD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG008122-25

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2017 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-03 2
2017 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 3R01AG049899-03S1 2
2017 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 5R01AG033040-08 24
2016 Epigenetic changes in synaptic and inflammatory genes involved in the age-dependent development of Alzheimer's disease pathologies andcognitive decline 1RF1AG054156-01
2016 Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Brain Aging and Dementia 1R21HD089088-01
2016 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-02 2
2016 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 3R01AG049899-02S1 2
2016 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 5R01AG033040-07 24
2016 MRI, Genetics & Cognitive Precursors of AD and Dementia 4R01AG016495-15 139
2015 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 1R01AG049899-01 2
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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Bangen KJ, Preis SR, Delano-Wood L, Wolf PA, Libon DJ, Bondi MW, Au R, DeCarli C, Brickman AM. Baseline White Matter Hyperintensities and Hippocampal Volume are Associated With Conversion From Normal Cognition to Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Framingham Offspring Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2017 Oct 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28984639.
  2. Massaro JM, Murabito JM, Au R, Carnahan E, Morgan TS, Murray C, Fisher ES, Nelson EC, Lim SS, D'Agostino RB. Evidence on the Validity of a Comprehensive Health Risk Index and Implications for Ambulatory Care and Population Health Management. J Ambul Care Manage. 2017 Oct/Dec; 40(4):297-304.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28350635; DOI: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000177;.
  3. Neu SC, Pa J, Kukull W, Beekly D, Kuzma A, Gangadharan P, Wang LS, Romero K, Arneric SP, Redolfi A, Orlandi D, Frisoni GB, Au R, Devine S, Auerbach S, Espinosa A, Boada M, Ruiz A, Johnson SC, Koscik R, Wang JJ, Hsu WC, Chen YL, Toga AW. Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Sex Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Oct 01; 74(10):1178-1189.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28846757.
  4. Cherry JD, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Au R, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Solomon TM, Alosco ML, McKee AC. CCL11 is increased in the CNS in chronic traumatic encephalopathy but not in Alzheimer''s disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185541.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28950005; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185541;.
  5. Nishtala A, Piers RJ, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Davis-Plourde KL, Saczynski JS, McManus DD, Enjamin EJ, Au R. Atrial Fibrillation and Cognitive Decline in the Framingham Heart Study. Heart Rhythm. 2017 Sep 21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28943482.
  6. Alosco ML, Kasimis AB, Stamm JM, Chua AS, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH, Robbins CA, Mariani M, Hayden J, Conneely S, Au R, Torres A, McClean MD, McKee AC, Cantu RC, Mez J, Nowinski CJ, Martin BM, Chaisson CE, Tripodis Y, Stern RA. Age of first exposure to American football and long-term neuropsychiatric and cognitive outcomes. Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Sep 19; 7(9):e1236.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28926003; DOI: 10.1038/tp.2017.197;.
  7. Kim H, Au R, Thomas RJ, Yun CH, Lee SK, Han C, Shin C. Cognitive performance norms from the Korean genome and epidemiology study (KoGES). Int Psychogeriatr. 2017 Nov; 29(11):1909-1924. PMID: 28703093.
  8. Li J, Ogrodnik M, Devine S, Auerbach S, Wolf PA, Au R. Practical risk score for 5-, 10-, and 20-year prediction of dementia in elderly persons: Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2017 Jun 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28627378.
  9. Kim H, Thomas RJ, Yun CH, Au R, Lee SK, Lee S, Shin C. Association of Mild Obstructive Sleep Apnea With Cognitive Performance, Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, and Quality of Life in the General Population: The Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study (KoGES). Sleep. 2017 May 01; 40(5). PMID: 28329071; DOI: 10.1093/sleep/zsx012;.
  10. Yun CH, Lee HY, Lee SK, Kim H, Seo HS, Bang SA, Kim SE, Greve DN, Au R, Shin C, Thomas RJ. Amyloid Burden in Obstructive Sleep Apnea. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017; 59(1):21-29. PMID: 28550245.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 125 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2014

YearPublications
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19962
19971
19991
20045
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20066
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20097
20108
20119
20129
201315
201417
201513
20168
201710
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aging
Alzheimer's disease
cognitive function
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
neuropsychological testing
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