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
5R01AG029672-08

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 - 11/30/2019 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA
1R01AG061028-01

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. 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 Sep 17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32939646
     
  2. Mez J, Stern RA, McKee AC. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Semin Neurol. 2020 Aug; 40(4):351-352.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32906179
     
  3. Sanborn V, Preis SR, Ang A, Devine S, Mez J, DeCarli C, Au R, Alosco ML, Gunstad J. Association Between Leptin, Cognition, and Structural Brain Measures Among "Early" Middle-Aged Adults: Results from the Framingham Heart Study Third Generation Cohort. J Alzheimers Dis. 2020 Aug 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32831199
     
  4. Alosco ML, Cherry JD, Huber BR, Tripodis Y, Baucom Z, Kowall NW, Saltiel N, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Stein TD, McKee AC. Characterizing tau deposition in chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE): utility of the McKee CTE staging scheme. Acta Neuropathol. 2020 Oct; 140(4):495-512.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32778942
     
  5. Mez J, Daneshvar DH, Alosco ML, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, McKee AC. Reply to "Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and Primary Age-Related Tauopathy". Ann Neurol. 2020 Aug 04.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32754941
     
  6. Mariani M, Alosco ML, Mez J, Stern RA. Clinical Presentation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Semin Neurol. 2020 Aug; 40(4):370-383.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32740900
     
  7. Dumitrescu L, Mahoney ER, Mukherjee S, Lee ML, Bush WS, Engelman CD, Lu Q, Fardo DW, Trittschuh EH, Mez J, Kaczorowski C, Hernandez Saucedo H, Widaman KF, Buckley R, Properzi M, Mormino E, Yang HS, Harrison T, Hedden T, Nho K, Andrews SJ, Tommet D, Hadad N, Sanders RE, Ruderfer DM, Gifford KA, Moore AM, Cambronero F, Zhong X, Raghavan NS, Vardarajan B, Pericak-Vance MA, Farrer LA, Wang LS, Cruchaga C, Schellenberg G, Cox NJ, Haines JL, Dirk Keene C, Saykin AJ, Larson EB, Sperling RA, Mayeux R, Bennett DA, Schneider JA, Crane PK, Jefferson AL, Hohman TJ. Genetic variants and functional pathways associated with resilience to Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2020 Aug 01; 143(8):2561-2575.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32844198
     
  8. Abdolmohammadi B, Dupre A, Evers L, Mez J. Genetics of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. Semin Neurol. 2020 Aug; 40(4):420-429. PMID: 32712945
     
  9. Phelps A, Mez J, Stern RA, Alosco ML. Risk Factors for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: A Proposed Framework. Semin Neurol. 2020 Aug; 40(4):439-449.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32674182
     
  10. Cherry JD, Kim SH, Stein TD, Pothast MJ, Nicks R, Meng G, Huber BR, Mez J, Alosco ML, Tripodis Y, Farrell K, Alvarez VE, McKee AC, Crary JF. Evolution of neuronal and glial tau isoforms in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Brain Pathol. 2020 Sep; 30(5):913-925.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32500646; DOI: 10.1111/bpa.12867;
     
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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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