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
3RF1AG054156-01S1

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
3R01AG033040-09S1

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
5R01AG049899-05

Cognitive heterogeneity in those with high Alzheimer's Disease Risk
09/30/2018 - 08/31/2019 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1R56AG062109-01

National Alzheimers Coordinating Center
09/01/2018 - 06/30/2019 (PI)
University of Washington NIH NIA
3U01AG016976-20S2

PRECEDE: PREsurgical Cognitive Evaluation via Digital clockfacE drawing
08/01/2017 - 05/31/2019 (PI)
University of Florida NIH NIA
5R01AG055337-02

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.


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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2019 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-05 9
2019 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 5R01AG033040-10 49
2018 Cognitive heterogeneity in those with high Alzheimer's Disease Risk 1R56AG062109-01
2018 Epigenetic changes in synaptic and inflammatory genes involved in the age-dependent development of Alzheimer's disease pathologies and cognitive decline 3RF1AG054156-01S1 8
2018 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-04 9
2018 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 3R01AG049899-04S1 9
2018 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 5R01AG033040-09 49
2018 MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults 3R01AG033040-09S1 49
2017 Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Brain Aging and Dementia 5R21HD089088-02
2017 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 5R01AG049899-03 9
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Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Wasserman V, Emrani S, Matusz EF, Miller D, Garrett KD, Gifford KA, Hohman TJ, Jefferson AL, Au R, Swenson R, Libon DJ. Visual and Verbal Serial List Learning in Patients with Statistically-Determined Mild Cognitive Impairment. Innov Aging. 2019 May; 3(2):igz009.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31065596.
     
  2. Sugarman MA, McKee AC, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Besser LM, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, O'Connor MK, Au R, McClean M, Killiany R, Mez J, Weiner MW, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alosco ML. Failure to detect an association between self-reported traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer's disease neuropathology and dementia. Alzheimers Dement. 2019 May; 15(5):686-698.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30852157; DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2018.12.015;.
     
  3. Wong CG, Thomas KR, Edmonds EC, Weigand AJ, Bangen KJ, Eppig JS, Jak AJ, Devine SA, Delano-Wood L, Libon DJ, Edland SD, Au R, Bondi MW. Neuropsychological Criteria for Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Framingham Heart Study's Old-Old. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2018; 46(5-6):253-265.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30391953.
     
  4. Tao Q, Ang TFA, DeCarli C, Auerbach SH, Devine S, Stein TD, Zhang X, Massaro J, Au R, Qiu WQ. Association of Chronic Low-grade Inflammation With Risk of Alzheimer Disease in ApoE4 Carriers. JAMA Netw Open. 2018 Oct 05; 1(6):e183597.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30646251.
     
  5. Qiu S, Chang GH, Panagia M, Gopal DM, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Fusion of deep learning models of MRI scans, Mini-Mental State Examination, and logical memory test enhances diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018; 10:737-749.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30480079.
     
  6. Adams JW, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Huber BR, Tripodis Y, Xia W, Meng G, Kubilus CA, Cormier K, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Chua AS, Svirsky S, Nicks R, Abdolmohammadi B, Evers L, Solomon TM, Cherry JD, Aytan N, Mahar I, Devine S, Auerbach S, Alosco ML, Nowinski CJ, Kowall NW, Goldstein LE, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Au R, McKee AC, Stein TD. Lewy Body Pathology and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Associated With Contact Sports. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2018 Sep 01; 77(9):757-768.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30053297.
     
  7. 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.
     
  8. 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.
     
  9. 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.
     
  10. 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.
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 149 publications over 20 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
201811
20192
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aging
Alzheimer's disease
cognitive function
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
neuropsychological testing
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