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

PhD, University of California, Riverside
MBA, Boston University



Dr. Au’s research interests are focused on aging and dementia, and include relating cardiovascular risk factors, brain MRI measures, and neuropathology to cognitive performance. She is also interested in merging research and technology as the path toward innovative science.

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 (Multi-PI)
PI: Rhoda Au, PhD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1RF1AG054156-01

Framingham Cognitive Aging & Dementia
12/11/2017 - 05/10/2020 (PI)
Biogen, Inc.

MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults
06/01/2016 - 01/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG033040-09

MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults
02/15/2016 - 01/31/2020 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG033040-07

Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study
05/01/2015 - 01/31/2020 (Multi-PI)
PI: Rhoda Au, PhD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG049899-04

PRECEDE: PREsurgical Cognitive Evaluation via Digital clockfacE drawing
08/01/2017 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
University of Florida NIH NIA
1R01AG055337-01A1

MRI, Genetic & Cognitive Precursors of AD & Dementia
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
4R01AG016495-15

Digital Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease
11/14/2017 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
Evidation Health, Inc.

Re-visiting Methods for MCI Diagnosis to Improve Biomarker and Trial Findings.
03/15/2016 - 02/28/2019 (PI)
University of California, San Diego NIH NIA
5R01AG049810-03

Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Brain Aging and Dementia
07/17/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
5R21HD089088-02

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2018 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-04 2
2018 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 5R01AG033040-09 24
2017 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-03 2
2017 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 3R01AG049899-03S1 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
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  1. Hennein R, Hwang SJ, Au R, Levy D, Muntner P, Fox CS, Ma J. Barriers to medication adherence and links to cardiovascular disease risk factor control: the Framingham Heart Study. Intern Med J. 2018 04; 48(4):414-421.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29193523.
     
  2. Thomas KR, Eppig J, Edmonds EC, Jacobs DM, Libon DJ, Au R, Salmon DP, Bondi MW. Word-list intrusion errors predict progression to mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychology. 2018 Feb; 32(2):235-245. PMID: 29528684.
     
  3. Li J, Ogrodnik M, Kolachalama VB, Lin H, Au R. Assessment of the Mid-Life Demographic and Lifestyle Risk Factors of Dementia Using Data from the Framingham Heart Study Offspring Cohort. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 63(3):1119-1127.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29710704.
     
  4. Tao Q, Zhu H, Chen X, Stern RA, Kowall N, Au R, Blusztajn JK, Qiu WQ. Pramlintide: The Effects of a Single Drug Injection on Blood Phosphatidylcholine Profile for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 62(2):597-609.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29480193.
     
  5. Emrani S, Libon DJ, Lamar M, Price CC, Jefferson AL, Gifford KA, Hohman TJ, Nation DA, Delano-Wood L, Jak A, Bangen KJ, Bondi MW, Brickman AM, Manly J, Swenson R, Au R. Assessing Working Memory in Mild Cognitive Impairment with Serial Order Recall. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 61(3):917-928.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29254087.
     
  6. Bangen KJ, Preis SR, Delano-Wood L, Wolf PA, Libon DJ, Bondi MW, Au R, DeCarli C, Brickman AM. Baseline White Matter Hyperintensities and Hippocampal Volume are Associated With Conversion From Normal Cognition to Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Framingham Offspring Study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2018 Jan-Mar; 32(1):50-56.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28984639.
     
  7. Alosco ML, Sugarman MA, Besser LM, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Kowall NW, Au R, Mez J, DeCarli C, Stein TD, McKee AC, Killiany RJ, Stern RA. A Clinicopathological Investigation of White Matter Hyperintensities and Alzheimer's Disease Neuropathology. J Alzheimers Dis. 2018; 63(4):1347-1360.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29843242; DOI: 10.3233/JAD-180017;.
     
  8. Alosco ML, Koerte IK, Tripodis Y, Mariani M, Chua AS, Jarnagin J, Rahimpour Y, Puzo C, Healy RC, Martin B, Chaisson CE, Cantu RC, Au R, McClean M, McKee AC, Lin AP, Shenton ME, Killiany RJ, Stern RA. White matter signal abnormalities in former National Football League players. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018; 10:56-65.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29201991; DOI: 10.1016/j.dadm.2017.10.003;.
     
  9. Au R, Piers RJ, Devine S. How technology is reshaping cognitive assessment: Lessons from the Framingham Heart Study. Neuropsychology. 2017 Nov; 31(8):846-861.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29376667.
     
  10. 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 Oct/Dec; 40(4):297-304.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28350635; DOI: 10.1097/JAC.0000000000000177;.
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 143 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 19 publications in 2014

YearPublications
19921
19962
19971
19991
20045
20054
20066
20074
20085
20097
20108
20119
20129
201315
201419
201517
20168
201715
20187
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aging
Alzheimer's disease
cognitive function
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
neuropsychological testing
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