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Research Expertise & Professional Interests I am Co-Founder and Director of Clinical Research for the Boston University (BU) Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center. A major focus of my current research is on the long-term consequences of repetitive head impacts, including the neuropathological, risk factors (e.g., genetic and head impact exposure), neuroimaging, biomarker development, and clinical diagnosis and descriptions of the neurodegenerative disease, CTE. I am currently lead PI of an NINDS-funded, 7-year, multicenter project examining these issues. From 2010-2019, I was the Clinical Core Director of the NIA-funded BU Alzheimer’s Disease Center (BU ADC); I remain a Senior Investigator for the BU ADC. In these roles, I have been honored to oversee a multidisciplinary group of talented scientists and clinicians and direct the center’s longitudinal research registry, as well as several NIH- and industry-funded diagnostic, prevention, and treatment trials. Other areas of my research program include the diagnosis, risk factors, and treatment of cognitive decline and neuropsychiatric dysfunction in aging. I have also published extensively on the psychometric properties of many widely used tests in neuropsychology, as well as the use of various instruments and biomarkers in the differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and AD Related Dementias (ADRD). In addition, I have developed several commonly used tests and instruments, including the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB). I have had leadership positions in several training programs, have mentored over 40 trainees, and play a key role in the professional development of junior faculty in the BU School of Medicine (BUSM).
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Academic Article Visuoconstructional problems in dementia: contribution of executive systems functions.
Academic Article Discrimination of dementia with lewy bodies from Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease using the clock drawing test.
Academic Article Cognitive and neuropsychiatric aspects of subclinical hypothyroidism: significance in the elderly.
Academic Article Assessment of mood state in dementia by use of the visual analog mood scales (VAMS).
Academic Article Preliminary study of the relationship between thyroid status and cognitive and neuropsychiatric functioning in euthyroid patients with Alzheimer dementia.
Academic Article Driving scenes test of the Neuropsychological Assessment Battery (NAB) and on-road driving performance in aging and very mild dementia.
Academic Article Trail Making Test errors in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia.
Academic Article At the crossroads: development and evaluation of a dementia caregiver group intervention to assist in driving cessation.
Academic Article Clock drawing test ratings by dementia specialists: interrater reliability and diagnostic accuracy.
Academic Article Dementia has a categorical, not dimensional, latent structure.
Academic Article Caregiver communications and the transition from driver to passenger among people with dementia
Academic Article Screening Utility of the King-Devick Test in Mild Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer Disease Dementia.
Grant Driving and Dementia
Academic Article The Effect of Traumatic Brain Injury History with Loss of Consciousness on Rate of Cognitive Decline Among Older Adults with Normal Cognition and Alzheimer''s Disease Dementia.
Academic Article Clinical Utility of Select Neuropsychological Assessment Battery Tests in Predicting Functional Abilities in Dementia.
Academic Article Nailfold Capillary Morphology in Alzheimer''s Disease Dementia.
Academic Article Failure to detect an association between self-reported traumatic brain injury and Alzheimer''s disease neuropathology and dementia.
Academic Article Association of White Matter Rarefaction, Arteriolosclerosis, and Tau With Dementia in Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy.
Grant Assessment of Driving Safety in Aging, MCI and Dementia
Grant A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled and Delayed-Start Study of LY3314814 in Mild Alzheimer's Disease Dementia (The DAYBREAK Study)
Grant Metformin in Alzheimers dementia Prevention (MAP)

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