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




ADNI Psychometrics
12/01/2017 - 03/31/2023 (Subcontract PI)
University of Washington NIH NIA
5R01AG029672-10

Leveraging Existing Aging Research Networks to investigate TBI and AD/ADRD risk (LEARN TBI & AD)
03/15/2019 - 11/30/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai NIH NIA
5R01AG061028-04

Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project Phenotype Harmonization Consortium
09/30/2021 - 08/31/2022 (Subcontract PI)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center NIH NIA
1U24AG074855-01

Leveraging the Framingham Study to Investigate Relationships between Traumatic Brain Injury, Military Service, Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
09/01/2018 - 08/31/2022 (PI)
Department of Defense/Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity


Genetic Architecture of Memory and Executive Functioning in Alzheimer's Disease
09/01/2014 - 05/31/2019 (Co-Investigator)
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


Personnel agreement for research services of Jesse Mez
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2015 (Key Person)
PI: Andrew E. Budson, MD
VA Boston Healthcare System




Title


Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2021 Core B: Clinical Core 1P30AG072978-01-9742
2021 Clinicopathological Correlation in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (cTBI) 5U54NS115266-03-6601
2021 Leveraging Existing Aging Research Networks to investigate TBI and AD/ADRD risk (LEARN TBI & AD) 5R01AG061028-03 2
2020 Clinicopathological Correlation in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (cTBI) 5U54NS115266-02-6601
2020 Leveraging Existing Aging Research Networks to investigate TBI and AD/ADRD risk (LEARN TBI & AD) 5R01AG061028-02 2
2019 Core B: Clinical Core 5P30AG013846-23-6895 874
2019 Leveraging Existing Aging Research Networks to investigate TBI and AD/ADRD risk (LEARN TBI & AD) 1R01AG061028-01 2
2019 Clinicopathological Correlation in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) and Chronic Traumatic Brain Injury (cTBI) 1U54NS115266-01-6601
2018 Genetic and Neuropsychological Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease 5K23AG046377-05 33
2017 Genetic and Neuropsychological Heterogeneity in Alzheimer's Disease 5K23AG046377-04 33
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  1. You Y, Hersh SW, Aslebagh R, Shaffer SA, Ikezu S, Mez J, Lunetta KL, Logue MW, Farrer LA, Ikezu T. Alzheimer's disease associated AKAP9 I2558M mutation alters posttranslational modification and interactome of tau and cellular functions in CRISPR-edited human neuronal cells. Aging Cell. 2022 May 14; e13617.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35567427
     
  2. Morrison MS, Aparicio HJ, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Ashton NJ, Karikari TK, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Sugarman MA, Frank B, Steinberg EG, Turk KW, Budson AE, Au R, Goldstein LE, Jun GR, Kowall NW, Killiany R, Qiu WQ, Stern RA, Mez J, McKee AC, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Antemortem plasma phosphorylated tau (181) predicts Alzheimer's disease neuropathology and regional tau at autopsy. Brain. 2022 May 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35554506; DOI: 10.1093/brain/awac175;
     
  3. Eissman JM, Dumitrescu L, Mahoney ER, Smith AN, Mukherjee S, Lee ML, Scollard P, Choi SE, Bush WS, Engelman CD, Lu Q, Fardo DW, Trittschuh EH, Mez J, Kaczorowski CC, Hernandez Saucedo H, Widaman KF, Buckley RF, Properzi MJ, Mormino EC, Yang HS, Harrison TM, Hedden T, Nho K, Andrews SJ, Tommet D, Hadad N, Sanders RE, Ruderfer DM, Gifford KA, Zhong X, Raghavan NS, Vardarajan BN, Pericak-Vance MA, Farrer LA, Wang LS, Cruchaga C, Schellenberg GD, Cox NJ, Haines JL, Keene CD, Saykin AJ, Larson EB, Sperling RA, Mayeux R, Cuccaro ML, Bennett DA, Schneider JA, Crane PK, Jefferson AL, Hohman TJ. Sex differences in the genetic architecture of cognitive resilience to Alzheimer's disease. Brain. 2022 May 13.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35552371
     
  4. Frank B, Ally M, Tripodis Y, Puzo C, Labriolo C, Hurley L, Martin B, Palmisano J, Chan L, Steinberg E, Turk K, Budson A, OÂ'Connor M, Au R, Qiu WQ, Goldstein L, Kukull W, Kowall N, Killiany R, Stern R, Stein T, McKee A, Mez J, Alosco M. Trajectories of Cognitive Decline in Brain Donors With Autopsy-Confirmed Alzheimer Disease and Cerebrovascular Disease. Neurology. 2022 Apr 20.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35444054; DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0000000000200304;
     
  5. LeClair J, Weuve J, Fox MP, Mez J, Alosco ML, Nowinski C, McKee A, Tripodis Y. Selection Bias Analysis Supports Dose-Response Relationship between Level of American Football Play and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Diagnosis. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Apr 16.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35434739; DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwac075;
     
  6. Fang Y, Doyle MF, Alosco ML, Mez J, Satizabal CL, Qiu WQ, Lunetta KL, Murabito JM. Cross-Sectional Association Between Blood Cell Phenotypes, Cognitive Function, and Brain Imaging Measures in the Community-Based Framingham Heart Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2022 Apr 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35431244
     
  7. Yuan J, Au R, Karjadi C, Ang TF, Devine S, Auerbach S, DeCarli C, Libon DJ, Mez J, Lin H. Associations Between the Digital Clock Drawing Test and Brain Volume: Large Community-Based Prospective Cohort (Framingham Heart Study). J Med Internet Res. 2022 Apr 15; 24(4):e34513.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35436225; PMCID: PMC9055470; DOI: 10.2196/34513;
     
  8. Agrawal S, Leurgans SE, James BD, Barnes LL, Mehta RI, Dams-O'Connor K, Mez J, Bennett DA, Schneider JA. Association of Traumatic Brain Injury With and Without Loss of Consciousness With Neuropathologic Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Older Persons. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Apr 01; 5(4):e229311. PMID: 35476062; PMCID: PMC9047640; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.9311;
     
  9. Phelps A, Alosco ML, Baucom Z, Hartlage K, Palmisano JN, Weuve J, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Stern RA. Association of Playing College American Football With Long-term Health Outcomes and Mortality. JAMA Netw Open. 2022 Apr 01; 5(4):e228775.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35442450; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.8775;
     
  10. Zhang X, Tong T, Chang A, Ang TFA, Tao Q, Auerbach S, Devine S, Qiu WQ, Mez J, Massaro J, Lunetta KL, Au R, Farrer LA. Midlife lipid and glucose levels are associated with Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2022 Mar 23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35319157
     
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CTE Risk More Than Doubles after Just Three Years of Playing Football

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

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

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Some People May Have Increased CTE Risk Because Of Their Genes

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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

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
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