Jesse B. Mez, MD
Associate Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Neurology

MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine
MS, Columbia University School of Public Health




Dr. Mez completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University and earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed residency training in Neurology at Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals. He completed a clinical fellowship in Aging and Dementia and a research fellowship in Neuroepidemiology at Columbia University. During fellowship training, he also earned a Masters in Biostatistics with a focus on Statistical Genetics from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia. In 2013, he became an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Boston University (BU) School of Medicine. In 2014, he became Associate Director of the BU Alzheimer's Disease Center (ADC) Clinical Core.

Investigator
Framingham Heart Study


Member
Boston University
Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research



2015 Alzheimer’s Association New Investigator Award
2014 Junior Faculty Spivack Neuroscience Scholar
2013 BU ADC Pilot Grant
2011 NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program recipient
2002 National Student Research Forum grant
2002 Maryland House of Delegates Graduate Scholarship recipient


ADNI Psychometrics
12/01/2017 - 03/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
University of Washington NIH NIA
5R01AG029672-09

Leveraging the Framingham Study to Investigate Relationships between Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Service, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2021 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity


Leveraging Existing Aging Research Networks to investigate TBI and AD/ADRD risk (LEARN TBI & AD)
03/15/2019 - 11/30/2020 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA
5R01AG061028-02

Genetic Architecture of Memory and Executive Functioning in Alzheimer's Disease
09/01/2014 - 05/31/2019 (Subcontract Co-PI)
University of Washington NIH NIA
5R01AG042437-04

Genetic and Neuropsychological Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease
08/15/2014 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5K23AG046377-05

Exploring MAPT and tau-related genes in chonic traumatic encephalopathy
10/01/2015 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Alzheimer's Association




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  1. Mez J, Alosco ML, Daneshvar DH, Saltiel N, Baucom Z, Abdolmohammadi B, Uretsky M, Nicks R, Martin BM, Palmisano JN, Nowinski CJ, Montenigro P, Solomon TM, Mahar I, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Dwyer B, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Tripodis Y, Huber BR, Stein TD, Stern RA, McKee AC. Validity of the 2014 traumatic encephalopathy syndrome criteria for CTE pathology. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Apr 07.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33826224
     
  2. Akhter-Khan SC, Tao Q, Ang TFA, Itchapurapu IS, Alosco ML, Mez J, Piers RJ, Steffens DC, Au R, Qiu WQ. Associations of loneliness with risk of Alzheimer's disease dementia in the Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Mar 24.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33760348
     
  3. Katz DI, Bernick C, Dodick DW, Mez J, Mariani ML, Adler CH, Alosco ML, Balcer LJ, Banks SJ, Barr WB, Brody DL, Cantu RC, Dams-O'Connor K, Geda YE, Jordan BD, McAllister TW, Peskind ER, Petersen RC, Wethe JV, Zafonte RD, Foley ÉM, Babcock DJ, Koroshetz WJ, Tripodis Y, McKee AC, Shenton ME, Cummings JL, Reiman EM, Stern RA. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Consensus Diagnostic Criteria for Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome. Neurology. 2021 Mar 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33722990
     
  4. Bieniek KF, Cairns NJ, Crary JF, Dickson DW, Folkerth RD, Keene CD, Litvan I, Perl DP, Stein TD, Vonsattel JP, Stewart W, Dams-O'Connor K, Gordon WA, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Alosco ML, McKee AC. The Second NINDS/NIBIB Consensus Meeting to Define Neuropathological Criteria for the Diagnosis of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2021 Feb 22; 80(3):210-219.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33611507
     
  5. Kunkle BW, Schmidt M, Klein HU, Naj AC, Hamilton-Nelson KL, Larson EB, Evans DA, De Jager PL, Crane PK, Buxbaum JD, Ertekin-Taner N, Barnes LL, Fallin MD, Manly JJ, Go RCP, Obisesan TO, Kamboh MI, Bennett DA, Hall KS, Goate AM, Foroud TM, Martin ER, Wang LS, Byrd GS, Farrer LA, Haines JL, Schellenberg GD, Mayeux R, Pericak-Vance MA, Reitz C, Graff-Radford NR, Martinez I, Ayodele T, Logue MW, Cantwell LB, Jean-Francois M, Kuzma AB, Adams LD, Vance JM, Cuccaro ML, Chung J, Mez J, Lunetta KL, Jun GR, Lopez OL, Hendrie HC, Reiman EM, Kowall NW, Leverenz JB, Small SA, Levey AI, Golde TE, Saykin AJ, Starks TD, Albert MS, Hyman BT, Petersen RC, Sano M, Wisniewski T, Vassar R, Kaye JA, Henderson VW, DeCarli C, LaFerla FM, Brewer JB, Miller BL, Swerdlow RH, Van Eldik LJ, Paulson HL, Trojanowski JQ, Chui HC, Rosenberg RN, Craft S, Grabowski TJ, Asthana S, Morris JC, Strittmatter SM, Kukull WA. Novel Alzheimer Disease Risk Loci and Pathways in African American Individuals Using the African Genome Resources Panel: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2021 Jan 01; 78(1):102-113.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33074286
     
  6. Cherry JD, Meng G, Daley S, Xia W, Svirsky S, Alvarez VE, Nicks R, Pothast M, Kelley H, Huber B, Tripodis Y, Alosco ML, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD. CCL2 is associated with microglia and macrophage recruitment in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. J Neuroinflammation. 2020 Dec 05; 17(1):370.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33278887; DOI: 10.1186/s12974-020-02036-4;
     
  7. Choi SE, Mukherjee S, Gibbons LE, Sanders RE, Jones RN, Tommet D, Mez J, Trittschuh EH, Saykin A, Lamar M, Rabin L, Foldi NS, Sikkes S, Jutten RJ, Grandoit E, Mac Donald C, Risacher S, Groot C, Ossenkoppele R, Crane PK. Development and validation of language and visuospatial composite scores in ADNI. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2020; 6(1):e12072. PMID: 33313380
     
  8. Mukherjee S, Mez J, Trittschuh EH, Saykin AJ, Gibbons LE, Fardo DW, Wessels M, Bauman J, Moore M, Choi SE, Gross AL, Rich J, Louden DKN, Sanders RE, Grabowski TJ, Bird TD, McCurry SM, Snitz BE, Kamboh MI, Lopez OL, De Jager PL, Bennett DA, Keene CD, Larson EB, Crane PK. Correction: Genetic data and cognitively defined late-onset Alzheimer's disease subgroups. Mol Psychiatry. 2020 Nov; 25(11):3100. PMID: 30647434
     
  9. Adams JW, Alosco ML, Mez J, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Tripodis Y, Adler CH, Kubilius C, Cormier KA, Mathais R, Nicks R, Kelley HJ, Saltiel N, Uretsky M, Nair E, Aytan N, Cherry JD, Nowinski CJ, Kowall NW, Goldstein LE, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Stern RA, McKee AC, Stein TD. Association of probable REM sleep behavior disorder with pathology and years of contact sports play in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 12; 140(6):851-862.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32939646
     
  10. Mez J, Stern RA, McKee AC. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Semin Neurol. 2020 Aug; 40(4):351-352.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32906179
     
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Each Year You Play Football Increases Your Chances of Developing CTE by 30 Percent

League of Fans 10/29/2020

Soccer Heading Has Greater Impact on Memory in ApoE4 Carriers

Alzforum 1/31/2020

Soccer Headers Might Be More Risky for APOE4 Genotype Carriers

Medscape 1/30/2020

Pointed ‘Tackle Can Wait’ TV ad hits amid sobering new CTE study’s stats

Sporting News 10/14/2019

Every 2.6 Years of Playing American Football Doubles Risk of Devastating Brain Disease

ZME Science 10/9/2019

NFL Stars' Risk of Developing the Degenerative Brain Disease CTE Soars by a THIRD Every Year They Play, Study Finds

Daily Mail 10/8/2019

Scary: Study Finds Every Year of Tackle Football Raises Chances of CTE 30%

The Daily Wire 10/8/2019

NFL stars’ risk of developing the degenerative brain disease CTE soars by a THIRD every year they play, study finds

Daily Mail 10/8/2019

CTE Risk Goes Up 30% For Each Year Of Playing Football

Futurity 10/8/2019

BU Research Finds Link Between Playing Football and CTE

WHDH 10/8/2019

CTE Risk in Football Players Doubles Every Five Years, New Study Finds

Boston Magazine 10/7/2019

CTE Risk More Than Doubles after Just Three Years of Playing Football

BU Today 10/7/2019

CTE Risk, Severity Increases With Years Playing Football, Study Shows

Boston Herald 10/7/2019

College Football Season Is Here. Will Universities Continue To Ignore The Risk Of Brain Damage?

Forbes 9/2/2019

New Jersey Unveils New Limits on High School Football Practices

The New York Times 2/13/2019

Cannabis Studied to Treat Conditions from Football-Related Brain Trauma

WeedMaps 2/4/2019

Why We Still Don’t Know How Many NFL Players Have CTE

Five Thirty Eight 12/17/2018

What's the Risk of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy for NFL Players?

Inside Science 11/29/2018

Some People May Have Increased CTE Risk Because Of Their Genes

Inquisitr 11/4/2018

Why Some People’s CTE Symptoms Are More Severe Than Others

BU Today 11/3/2018

Why do some people get CTE? It may be in their genes

CNN Todau 11/3/2018

Why Don't All Football Players Develop CTE? It May Be Genetics

WBGH 11/3/2018

MED Researchers: Youth Football Linked to Earlier Brain Problems

BU Today 4/30/2018
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