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

PhD, University of California, Riverside
MBA, Boston University



Research interests include cognitive aging, and preclinical and clinical dementia.

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 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
1RF1AG054156-01

Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Brain Aging and Dementia
07/17/2016 - 06/30/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute of Child Health &
1R21HD089088-01

MRI, Genetic & Cognitive Precursors of AD & Dementia
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
4R01AG016495-15

Re-Visiting MCl and Preclinical AD Diagnosis To inform Future Biomarker Studies
03/15/2016 - 02/28/2018 (PI)
University of California, San Diego NIH NIA
5R01AG049810-02

MRI, Cognitive, Genetic and Biomarker Precursors of AD & Dementia in Young Adults
06/01/2016 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG033040-08

Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study
05/01/2015 - 01/31/2018 (PI)
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG049899-03

Identifying Novel Cognitive Markers from Spoken Language Processing
09/30/2016 - 11/30/2017 (PI)
Evidation Health, Inc. DOD Air Force Mat C


Framingham Cognitive Aging Study: Impact of Vascular Metabolic Risk Factors
06/01/2016 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Alzheimer's Association


Sleep Study
10/01/2014 - 09/30/2017 (PI)
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, In


Epidemiology of Dementia in the Framingham Study
09/01/2010 - 05/31/2017 (Co-PI)
PI: Sudha Seshadri, MD
NIH/National Institute on Aging
5R01AG008122-25

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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
2016 MRI, Genetics & Cognitive Precursors of AD and Dementia 4R01AG016495-15 139
2015 Plasma Amylin Impact on Cognitive Function and Brain Morphology in the Framingham Heart Study 1R01AG049899-01 2
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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. 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.
     
  2. 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. 2017 Nov 30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29193523.
     
  3. 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;.
     
  4. 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.
     
  5. 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. 2017 Oct 03.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28984639.
     
  6. 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;.
     
  7. Neu SC, Pa J, Kukull W, Beekly D, Kuzma A, Gangadharan P, Wang LS, Romero K, Arneric SP, Redolfi A, Orlandi D, Frisoni GB, Au R, Devine S, Auerbach S, Espinosa A, Boada M, Ruiz A, Johnson SC, Koscik R, Wang JJ, Hsu WC, Chen YL, Toga AW. Apolipoprotein E Genotype and Sex Risk Factors for Alzheimer Disease: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Neurol. 2017 Oct 01; 74(10):1178-1189.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28846757.
     
  8. Cherry JD, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Au R, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Solomon TM, Alosco ML, McKee AC. CCL11 is increased in the CNS in chronic traumatic encephalopathy but not in Alzheimer''s disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185541.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28950005; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0185541;.
     
  9. Arneric SP, Cedarbaum JM, Khozin S, Papapetropoulos S, Hill DL, Ropacki M, Rhodes J, Dacks PA, Hudson LD, Gordon MF, Kern VD, Romero K, Vradenburg G, Au R, Karlin DR, Facheris MF, Fitzer-Attas CJ, Vitolo OV, Wang J, Miller BM, Kaye JA. Biometric monitoring devices for assessing end points in clinical trials: developing an ecosystem. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2017 Oct; 16(10):736. PMID: 28935908.
     
  10. Nishtala A, Piers RJ, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Davis-Plourde KL, Saczynski JS, McManus DD, Benjamin EJ, Au R. Atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline in the Framingham Heart Study. Heart Rhythm. 2018 Feb; 15(2):166-172.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28943482.
     
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This graph shows the total number of publications by year, by first, middle/unknown, or last author.

Bar chart showing 134 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 18 publications in 2014

YearPublications
19921
19962
19971
19991
20045
20054
20066
20074
20085
20097
20108
20119
20129
201315
201418
201514
20168
201716
20181
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

aging
Alzheimer's disease
cognitive function
dementia
mild cognitive impairment
neuropsychological testing
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