Affiliation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
- Screening for Alzheimer's disease: the memory impairment screen versus the conventional three-word memory testGail Kuslansky
Department of Neurology, Rose F Kennedy Center for Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1086-91. 2002..To assess the discriminative validity of the MIS for AD and to compare it with the conventional three-word memory test, a delayed free recall task, widely recommended as a dementia-screening test in clinical practice...
- Leisure activities and the risk of dementia in the elderlyJoe Verghese
Einstein Aging Study, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
N Engl J Med 348:2508-16. 2003..It is unclear whether increased participation in leisure activities lowers the risk of dementia or participation in leisure activities declines during the preclinical phase of dementia...
- Screening for dementia by telephone using the memory impairment screenRichard B Lipton
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1382-90. 2003..To develop and assess telephone-based screening tests for dementia, especially Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
- Retention weighted recall improves discrimination of Alzheimer's diseaseHerman Buschke
Department of Neurology, Kennedy 912, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:436-40. 2006..Our findings suggest that optimized RWR scoring of word list free recall can improve detection of mild AD compared to conventional scoring...
- Detecting dementia with the Hopkins Verbal Learning Test and the Mini-Mental State ExaminationGail Kuslansky
Einstein Aging Study, Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Bronx, New York City, NY 10461, USA
Arch Clin Neuropsychol 19:89-104. 2004..The modest sensitivity of either the HVLT or the MMSE alone suggests that further neuropsychological evaluation is required to confirm dementia diagnosis...
- Walking while talking: effect of task prioritization in the elderlyJoe Verghese
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:50-3. 2007..To examine the effect of 2 instructions on the same walking while talking (WWT) task on task prioritization by nondisabled subjects...
- Abnormality of gait as a predictor of non-Alzheimer's dementiaJoe Verghese
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
N Engl J Med 347:1761-8. 2002..Neurologic abnormalities affecting gait occur early in several types of non-Alzheimer's dementias, but their value in predicting the development of dementia is uncertain...
- The effects of Alzheimer's disease on item output in verbal fluency tasksKevin Sailor
Department of Psychology, Lehman College, City University of New York, Bronx, NY 10468 1589, USA
Neuropsychology 18:306-14. 2004..According to sequential sampling models, this latter result implies that the rate at which AD patients search memory must be slower than the search rate of the elderly controls...
- Validity of divided attention tasks in predicting falls in older individuals: a preliminary studyJoe Verghese
Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 50:1572-6. 2002..Limited attentional resources may increase the risk for falls in older individuals. We examined the reliability and validity of divided attention tasks, walking while talking (WWT), in predicting falls...
- Antemortem memory impairment screen performance is correlated with postmortem Alzheimer pathologyJoe Verghese
J Am Geriatr Soc 51:1043-5. 2003
- Reliability and validity of a telephone-based mobility assessment questionnaireJoe Verghese
Age Ageing 33:628-32. 2004
- Decreased neprilysin immunoreactivity in Alzheimer disease, but not in pathological agingDeng Shun Wang
Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 64:378-85. 2005..The results add further evidence that PA is distinct from AD and indicate that decreased Abeta degradation by NEP is unlikely to contribute significantly to amyloid deposition in PA or, in many cases, of AD...
- Category size effects in semantic and letter fluency in Alzheimer's patientsMichael Diaz
Department of Psychology, Lehman College, CUNY, USA
Brain Lang 89:108-14. 2004..These results suggest that the verbal fluency of AD patients will be most attenuated on large semantic categories...