Publications

Vascular and dopaminergic contributors to mild parkinsonian signs in older adults.
Neurology 2018 Jan 15;90(3):e223-e229. Epub 2017 Dec 15.
From the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health (A.L.R., C.R.), and Department of Psychiatry (H.J.A.), University of Pittsburgh, PA; Departments of Radiology and Neurology (N.I.B.), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences (L.J.L.), National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD; and Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology & Biostatistics (K.Y.), University of California, San Francisco.

Late-Life Depressive Symptoms as Partial Mediators in the Associations between Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease with Onset of Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2017 Nov 20. Epub 2017 Nov 20.
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, MD; Department of Mental Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Baltimore, MD; Center on Aging and Health, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

The relationship of health literacy to diabetes status differs by sex in older adults.
J Diabetes Complications 2017 Oct 28. Epub 2017 Oct 28.
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States; The Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States. Electronic address:

Long-term changes in time spent walking and subsequent cognitive and structural brain changes in older adults.
Neurobiol Aging 2017 Sep 6;57:153-161. Epub 2017 Jun 6.
Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Department of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Slowing gait and risk for cognitive impairment: The hippocampus as a shared neural substrate.
Neurology 2017 Jul 28;89(4):336-342. Epub 2017 Jun 28.
From the Department of Epidemiology (A.L.R., A.L.M., R.M.B., C.R.), School of Public Health, and Departments of Psychiatry and Bioengineering (H.J.A.), University of Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Neurology and Medicine (J.V.), Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer's Prevention (S.B.K.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences (T.B.H.), IRP, National Institute on Aging, NIH, Bethesda, MD; Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology (K.Y.), University of California, San Francisco; Department of Preventive Medicine (S. Satterfield), University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis; and Longitudinal Studies Section (S. Studenski), National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.

Regional Gray Matter Volumes as Related to Psychomotor Slowing in Adults with Type 1 Diabetes.
Psychosom Med 2017 Jun;79(5):533-540
From the Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (Nunley, Orchard, Rosano), Pittsburgh, PA; Human Research Protection Program, University of California San Francisco (Ryan), San Francisco, CA; Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh (Jennings); and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh (Aizenstein, MacCloud), Pittsburgh, PA.

Physical activity and hippocampal volume in middle-aged patients with type 1 diabetes.
Neurology 2017 Apr 10;88(16):1564-1570. Epub 2017 Mar 10.
From the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health (K.A.N., T.J.O., T.C., C.R.), Department of Psychology (R.L.L., J.R.J., K.I.E.), and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine (H.J.A., J.R.J.), University of Pittsburgh, PA.

An Evaluation of the Longitudinal, Bidirectional Associations Between Gait Speed and Cognition in Older Women and Men.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2016 Dec 10;71(12):1616-1623. Epub 2016 Apr 10.
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Slow gait, white matter characteristics, and prior 10-year interleukin-6 levels in older adults.
Neurology 2016 Nov 12;87(19):1993-1999. Epub 2016 Oct 12.
From the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine (N.K.N.), Department of Neurology (O.L.L.) and the Pittsburgh Alzheimer's Disease Research Center (O.L.L., N.K.N.), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health (R.M.B., G.L., A.B.N., C.R.), University of Pittsburgh, PA; Sticht Center on Aging (S.K.), Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; Department of Psychiatry (K.Y.), University of California at San Francisco; and the Longitudinal Studies Section (S.A.S.), Translational Gerontology Branch, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, MD.

Gait Speed Predicts Incident Disability: A Pooled Analysis.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2016 Jan 22;71(1):63-71. Epub 2015 Aug 22.
Longitudinal Studies Section, National Institute on Aging, Baltimore, Maryland.




White matter hyperintensities in middle-aged adults with childhood-onset type 1 diabetes.
Neurology 2015 May 22;84(20):2062-9. Epub 2015 Apr 22.
From the Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health (K.A.N., T.J.O., J.C.Z., R.M.B., T.C., R.G.M., C.R.) and Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine (C.M.R., H.J.A., J.R.J., J.R.), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA; and VeraLight Inc. (J.D.M.), Albuquerque, NM.

Association between the Mediterranean diet and cognitive decline in a biracial population.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2015 Mar 3;70(3):354-9. Epub 2014 Jul 3.
San Francisco VA Medical Center, California. Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco. Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, University of California San Francisco.

Development and validation of risk index for cognitive decline using blood-derived markers.
Neurology 2015 Feb 21;84(7):696-702. Epub 2015 Jan 21.
From the Departments of Psychiatry (J.N.) and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (H.A.), University of California-San Francisco; Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, Intramural Research Program (T.H.), and Neuroepidemiology Section (C.P.), National Institute on Aging; Center for Aging and Population Health (C.R.), Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, PA; Department of Preventive Medicine (S.S.), University of Tennessee Health Science Center; and Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics (K.Y.), University of California-San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Multimodal MRI markers support a model of small vessel ischemia for depressive symptoms in very old adults.
Psychiatry Res 2014 Nov 23;224(2):73-80. Epub 2014 Aug 23.
Geriatric Psychiatric Neuroimaging, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.


Frontal gray matter atrophy in middle aged adults with type 1 diabetes is independent of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes complications.
J Diabetes Complications 2013 Nov-Dec;27(6):558-64. Epub 2013 Aug 30.
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Aging, the central nervous system, and mobility.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2013 Nov 10;68(11):1379-86. Epub 2013 Jul 10.
Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 507, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.


Macro- and microstructural magnetic resonance imaging indices associated with diabetes among community-dwelling older adults.
Diabetes Care 2013 Mar 16;36(3):677-82. Epub 2012 Nov 16.
Department of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Personality and reduced incidence of walking limitation in late life: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study.
J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2012 Nov 20;67(6):712-9. Epub 2012 Mar 20.
Gerontology Program, School of Social Work, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63121, USA.



Vitamin B12 and homocysteine levels and 6-year change in peripheral nerve function and neurological signs.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2012 May 12;67(5):537-43. Epub 2011 Dec 12.
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.




Psychomotor speed and functional brain MRI 2 years after completing a physical activity treatment.
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2010 Jun 26;65(6):639-47. Epub 2010 Mar 26.
Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 512, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA.

The associations between serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor, potential confounders, and cognitive decline: a longitudinal study.
PLoS One 2014 26;9(3):e91339. Epub 2014 Mar 26.
Departments of Psychiatry, Neurology, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America.

Age of Childhood Onset in Type 1 Diabetes and Functional Brain Connectivity in Midlife.
Psychosom Med 2015 Jul-Aug;77(6):622-30
From the Departments of Psychiatry (J.P. Ryan, Aizenstein, C.M. Ryan, Fine) and Neurology (Saxton), University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Departments of Epidemiology (Orchard) and Epidemiology (Nunley, Rosano), University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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