Alice Cronin-Golomb, PhD

Dr. Cronin-Golomb graduated from the California Institute of Technology in 1984 with a Ph.D. in Psychobiology, after receiving a B.A. in Biology-Psychology from Wesleyan University. She joined Boston University in 1989 and is a faculty member in the Clinical Program and the Program in Brain, Behavior, and Cognition, as well as the interdisciplinary Center for Systems Neuroscience and Center for Research in Sensory Communication and Emerging Neural Technology (CRESCENT). She is director (along with Dr. Michael Lyons) of the Center for Clinical Biopsychology and is director of the Vision and Cognition Laboratory. Dr. Cronin-Golomb’s group collaborates with faculty from the Charles River Campus where she is based, including the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, and with faculty from the Medical Campus; the VA Boston Healthcare System; and the BU-affiliated Framingham Heart Study, the latter in regard to disease biomarkers. She teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Neuropsychology.

Dr. Cronin-Golomb’s principal research focus is on the neural correlates of perception and cognition in aging and age-related neurodegenerative disease. Her main methodology is behavioral and includes visual psychophysics, neuropsychological assessment, and sensory/cognitive neuroscience, with collaborators in neuroimaging. A current emphasis is on the non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (perception, cognition, mood, stigma, sleep, circadian function, autonomic function) and their interaction with motor symptoms, with an emphasis on motor subtypes (e.g., body side of PD onset, type of symptom at onset). Her lab engages in basic research and in the development of interventions to enhance quality of life. Dr. Cronin-Golomb also has a long-standing interest in perception and cognition in Alzheimer’s disease. Her work and that of her students is supported by the National Institute of Health, the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, and the Boston University Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research Office, Affinity Research Collaborative (ARC).

Director
Boston University
Vision & Cognition Laboratory


Director
Boston University
Center for Clinical Biopsychology



2016 American Psychological Association, Division 20, Adult Development and Aging: Mentorship Award in Aging
2016 Psychonomic Society: Fellow
2013 Association for Psychological Science: Fellow
2012 Boston University: United Methodist Scholar/Teacher of the Year
2012 American Psychological Association, Division 40, Clinical Neuropsychology: Fellow
2007 Eastern Psychological Association: Fellow
2002 Gerontological Society of America: Fellow
1999 American Psychological Association, Division 6, Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology: Fellow
1999 American Psychological Association, Division 20, Adult Development and Aging: Fellow


ATTENTIONAL INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE NON-MOTOR AND MOTOR SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE
09/01/2017 - 08/31/2019 (PI)
American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.

ATTENTIONAL AND EXERCISE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE NON-MOTOR AND MOTOR SYMPTOMS OF PD
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2018 (PI)
American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc.

PERSONNEL AGREEMENT FOR RESEARCH SERVICES OF ALICE CRONIN-GOLOMB
09/01/2017 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

A COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTION FOR ANXIETY IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
09/30/2013 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
5F31MH102961-03

A TELEMEDICINE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE COGNITION FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH PD - IPA FROM BOSTON VA
07/01/2016 - 09/30/2016 (PI)
Department of Veterans Affairs

A TELEMEDICINE INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE COGNITION FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH PD - IPA
12/16/2014 - 09/15/2015 (PI)
VA Boston Healthcare System

PERCEPTUAL, COGNITIVE, AND MOTOR RIGIDITY IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
09/30/2011 - 08/31/2015 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5F31NS074892-03

BIOLOGICAL MOTION PERCEPTION IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
09/24/2012 - 06/30/2015 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5F31NS078919-03

EFFECTS OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE ON PERCEPTION, COGNITION, AND GAIT
09/30/2009 - 08/31/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5R01NS067128-05

FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF SPATIAL NEGLECT IN PARKINSON'S DISEASE
05/01/2011 - 04/30/2014 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke
5F31NS074682-03




Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2013 Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait 5R01NS067128-05 19
2012 Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait 5R01NS067128-04 19
2011 Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait 5R01NS067128-03 19
2010 Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait 5R01NS067128-02 19
2010 Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease 5R01NS050446-05 12
2009 Effects of Parkinson's Disease on Perception, Cognition, and Gait 1R01NS067128-01 19
2009 Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease 5R01NS050446-04 12
2009 Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease 3R01NS050446-03S1 12
2008 Visuospatial Function in Parkinson's Disease 5R01NS050446-03 12
2008 Effects of Visual Signal Strength on Alzheimer Cognition 5R01NS052914-09 10
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  1. Salazar RD, Weizenbaum E, Ellis TD, Earhart GM, Ford MP, Dibble LE, Cronin-Golomb A. Predictors of self-perceived stigma in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2018 Sep 25. PMID: 30297211.
     
  2. Whitson HE, Cronin-Golomb A, Cruickshanks KJ, Gilmore GC, Owsley C, Peelle JE, Recanzone G, Sharma A, Swenor B, Yaffe K, Lin FR. American Geriatrics Society and National Institute on Aging Bench-to-Bedside Conference: Sensory Impairment and Cognitive Decline in Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Sep 24. PMID: 30248173.
     
  3. Wu CC, Cao B, Dali V, Gagliardi C, Barthelemy OJ, Salazar RD, Pomplun M, Cronin-Golomb A, Yazdanbakhsh A. Eye movement control during visual pursuit in Parkinson's disease. PeerJ. 2018; 6:e5442. PMID: 30155357.
     
  4. Centi J, Freeman R, Gibbons CH, Neargarder S, Canova AO, Cronin-Golomb A. Author response: Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2017 Nov 14; 89(20):2122. PMID: 29133613.
     
  5. Reynolds GO, Hanna KK, Neargarder S, Cronin-Golomb A. The relation of anxiety and cognition in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychology. 2017 Sep; 31(6):596-604. PMID: 28425730; DOI: 10.1037/neu0000353;.
     
  6. Salazar RD, Ren X, Ellis TD, Toraif N, Barthelemy OJ, Neargarder S, Cronin-Golomb A. Dual tasking in Parkinson's disease: Cognitive consequences while walking. Neuropsychology. 2017 Sep; 31(6):613-623. PMID: 28414497; DOI: 10.1037/neu0000331;.
     
  7. Salazar RD, Le AM, Neargarder S, Cronin-Golomb A. The impact of motor symptoms on self-reported anxiety in Parkinson's disease. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2017 May; 38:26-30. PMID: 28256435; DOI: 10.1016/j.parkreldis.2017.01.011;.
     
  8. Putcha D, Jaywant A, Cronin-Golomb A. The Basal Ganglia: Novel Perspectives on Motor and Cognitive Functions (Soghomonian JJ, Ed.). Cognitive and Perceptual Impairments in Parkinson’s Disease Arising from Dysfunction of the Cortex and Basal Ganglia. Springer. 2016; 9:189-216. View Publication
  9. Centi J, Freeman R, Gibbons CH, Neargarder S, Canova AO, Cronin-Golomb A. Effects of orthostatic hypotension on cognition in Parkinson disease. Neurology. 2017 Jan 03; 88(1):17-24. PMID: 27903817; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000003452;.
     
  10. Yazdanbakhsh A, Wu C, Cao B, Dali V, Gagliardi CM, Pomplum M, Cronin-Golomb A. Involuntary saccades and binocular coordination during visual pursuit in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Vision. 2016; 16(12):1358. View Publication
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Parkinson's Disease, Idiopathic
Aging, Cognitive
Neuropsychology
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