M G Dik

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Stroke and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 are independent risk factors for cognitive decline: A population-based study
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 31:2431-6. 2000
  2. ncbi Memory complaints and APOE-epsilon4 accelerate cognitive decline in cognitively normal elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 57:2217-22. 2001
  3. ncbi Early life physical activity and cognition at old age
    Miranda Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:643-53. 2003
  4. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and cognitive decline in older persons
    Miranda G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:573-81. 2003
  5. ncbi APOE-epsilon4 is associated with memory decline in cognitively impaired elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
    Neurology 54:1492-7. 2000
  6. ncbi Total cholesterol and oxysterols: early markers for cognitive decline in elderly?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 30:534-45. 2009
  7. doi Homocysteine and inflammation: predictors of cognitive decline in older persons?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1700-9. 2010
  8. doi Development of classification models for early identification of persons at risk for persistent cognitive decline
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 255:1486-94. 2008
  9. ncbi [Apolipoprotein E4 and memory decline in the elderly]
    C Jonker
    Vrije Universiteit, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 31:198-202. 2000
  10. ncbi Serum inflammatory proteins and cognitive decline in older persons
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 64:1371-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi Stroke and apolipoprotein E epsilon4 are independent risk factors for cognitive decline: A population-based study
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Stroke 31:2431-6. 2000
    ..In a population-based sample, using well-defined sensitive cognitive measures, this study investigates whether cognitive decline following stroke is worse for patients who carry the ApoE epsilon4 allele...
  2. ncbi Memory complaints and APOE-epsilon4 accelerate cognitive decline in cognitively normal elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 57:2217-22. 2001
    ..To investigate to what extent subjective memory complaints and APOE-epsilon4 allele carriage predict future cognitive decline in cognitively intact elderly persons, by evaluating both their separate and combined effects...
  3. ncbi Early life physical activity and cognition at old age
    Miranda Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 25:643-53. 2003
    ..This finding supports the cognitive reserve hypothesis, and might suggest that early life physical activity may delay late-life cognitive deficits...
  4. ncbi Insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and cognitive decline in older persons
    Miranda G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 24:573-81. 2003
    ..78; 95% CI, 1.19-2.68). In summary, this study suggests that IGF-I levels below 9.4 nmol/l are negatively associated with both the level and decline of information processing speed...
  5. ncbi APOE-epsilon4 is associated with memory decline in cognitively impaired elderly
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, The Netherlands
    Neurology 54:1492-7. 2000
    ..To investigate whether the association between APOE-epsilon4 and memory decline is modified by baseline cognition and age in a population-based elderly sample...
  6. ncbi Total cholesterol and oxysterols: early markers for cognitive decline in elderly?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 30:534-45. 2009
    ..002) and memory functioning (p=.045). The results implicate that lower total cholesterol may be considered as a frailty marker, predictive of lower cognitive functioning in elderly...
  7. doi Homocysteine and inflammation: predictors of cognitive decline in older persons?
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1700-9. 2010
    ..The results implicate that a combination of both risk factors may be used as a marker for cognitive impairment...
  8. doi Development of classification models for early identification of persons at risk for persistent cognitive decline
    T N Van den Kommer
    Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam and EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 255:1486-94. 2008
    ..To develop two classification models for use in primary care to aid early identification of persons at risk for persistent cognitive decline...
  9. ncbi [Apolipoprotein E4 and memory decline in the elderly]
    C Jonker
    Vrije Universiteit, Afdeling Psychiatrie, Amsterdam
    Tijdschr Gerontol Geriatr 31:198-202. 2000
    ..In particular cognitively impaired E4 carriers older than 75 years were at high risk of memory decline. Contrary to AD studies, our study suggests that the risk of ApoE4 on memory decline does not decrease with ageing...
  10. ncbi Serum inflammatory proteins and cognitive decline in older persons
    M G Dik
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neurology 64:1371-7. 2005
    ..To assess whether serum levels of the inflammatory proteins alpha(1)-antichymotrypsin (ACT), C-reactive protein (CRP), interleukin-6 (IL-6), and albumin are associated with cognitive decline in older persons...
  11. doi Distribution of APOE genotypes in a memory clinic cohort
    W M van der Flier
    Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 25:433-8. 2008
    ..To describe the distribution of apolipoprotein E (APOE) genotypes in a cohort of memory clinic patients...
  12. ncbi Inflammatory markers in late-life depression: results from a population-based study
    M A Bremmer
    Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 106:249-55. 2008
    ..The association between inflammation and depression may depend on the presence of specific chronic diseases or be relevant in specific sub-groups of depressed patients only...
  13. ncbi Effects of gender and age on the association of apolipoprotein E epsilon4 with bone mineral density, bone turnover and the risk of fractures in older people
    S M F Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoporos Int 13:701-9. 2002
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  14. ncbi Memory complaints; the association with psycho-affective and health problems and the role of personality characteristics. A 6-year follow-up study
    H C Comijs
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO and the Department of Psychiatry, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 72:157-65. 2002
    ..Furthermore, it is investigated whether personality characteristics have a modifying effect on the association of memory complaints with depressive and anxiety symptoms and physical health...
  15. ncbi The impact of change in cognitive functioning and cognitive decline on disability, well-being, and the use of healthcare services in older persons. Results of Longitudinal Aging Study Amsterdam
    Hannie C Comijs
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine and Department of Psychiatry, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 19:316-23. 2005
    ..With the aging of the population, the number of persons with cognitive impairment is likely to increase, and appropriate services should be available to them...
  16. ncbi The course of cognitive decline in older persons: results from the longitudinal aging study amsterdam
    Hannie C Comijs
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute of the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 17:136-42. 2004
    ..Of this group, 44% recovered from cognitive decline or stayed stable in the next 3 years. Especially older age, memory complaints and an increase of cardiovascular diseases at follow-up predict further deterioration...
  17. ncbi Contribution of metabolic syndrome components to cognition in older individuals
    Miranda G Dik
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Diabetes Care 30:2655-60. 2007
    ..However, it is not known what the roles of the individual components of the metabolic syndrome on cognition are...
  18. ncbi Unhealthy lifestyles during the life course: association with physical decline in late life
    Saskia M Pluijm
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Aging Clin Exp Res 19:75-83. 2007
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  19. ncbi Moderately elevated plant sterol levels are associated with reduced cardiovascular risk--the LASA study
    Klaus Fassbender
    Department of Neurology, University Clinic of the Saarland, Kirrberger Str, D 68421 Homburg, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 196:283-8. 2008
    ..These data suggest that plant sterols could have neutral or even protective effects on development of coronary heart disease, which have to be confirmed in interventional trials...
  20. doi Depression is associated with decreased 25-hydroxyvitamin D and increased parathyroid hormone levels in older adults
    Witte J G Hoogendijk
    Research Institute Neurosciences and the Center for Neurogenomics and Cognitive Research, VU University Medical Center, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, A J Ernststraat 887, 1081 HL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:508-12. 2008
    ..Depression has incidentally been related to altered levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and parathyroid hormone (PTH), but this relation has never been studied systematically...