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

PhD, University of California at 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 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
2015 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD &Dementia in Young Adults 2R01AG033040-06 24
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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. 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 Jul 13; 1-16. PMID: 28703093.
  2. 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.
  3. 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;.
  4. 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 Mar 27.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28350635; DOI: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000177;.
  5. 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.
  6. Piers RJ, Nishtala A, Preis SR, DeCarli C, Wolf PA, Benjamin EJ, Au R. Association between atrial fibrillation and volumetric magnetic resonance imaging brain measures: Framingham Offspring Study. Heart Rhythm. 2016 Oct; 13(10):2020-4.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27417740; PMCID: PMC5035234; DOI: 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.07.004;.
  7. Bangen KJ, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Nation DA, Libon DJ, Fox CS, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, McKee AC, Au R, Delano-Wood L. Interaction Between Midlife Blood Glucose and APOE Genotype Predicts Later Alzheimer''s Disease Pathology. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jul 06; 53(4):1553-62.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27392855; DOI: 10.3233/JAD-160163;.
  8. Hankee LD, Preis SR, Piers RJ, Beiser AS, Devine SA, Liu Y, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Population Normative Data for the CERAD Word List and Victoria Stroop Test in Younger- and Middle-Aged Adults: Cross-Sectional Analyses from the Framingham Heart Study. Exp Aging Res. 2016 Jul-Sep; 42(4):315-28.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27410241; PMCID: PMC4946576; DOI: 10.1080/0361073X.2016.1191838;.
  9. Nation DA, Preis SR, Beiser A, Bangen KJ, Delano-Wood L, Lamar M, Libon DJ, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Pulse Pressure Is Associated With Early Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline: Modifying Effects of APOE-e4. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2016 Jul-Sep; 30(3):210-5.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27556935; PMCID: PMC4999260; DOI: 10.1097/WAD.0000000000000127;.
  10. Montenigro PH, Alosco ML, Martin BM, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Chaisson CE, Nowinski CJ, Au R, McKee AC, Cantu RC, McClean MD, Stern RA, Tripodis Y. Cumulative Head Impact Exposure Predicts Later-Life Depression, Apathy, Executive Dysfunction, and Cognitive Impairment in Former High School and College Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2017 Jan 15; 34(2):328-340.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27029716; DOI: 10.1089/neu.2016.4413;.
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 120 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2014

YearPublications
19921
19962
19971
19991
20045
20054
20066
20074
20085
20097
20108
20119
20129
201315
201417
201513
20168
20175
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aging
Alzheimer's disease
cognitive function
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
neuropsychological testing
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