Wei Qiao Qiu

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Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and Alzheimer disease in the presence of the apolipoprotein E4 allele
    Wendy Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Alzheimer Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:177-85. 2014
  2. pmc The effects of acupuncture on the brain networks for emotion and cognition: an observation of gender differences
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
    Brain Res 1362:56-67. 2010
  3. pmc Physical and mental health of homebound older adults: an overlooked population
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2423-8. 2010
  4. pmc Amyloid-associated depression: a prodromal depression of Alzheimer disease?
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts New England Medical Center, Campus Box 1007, 750 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:542-50. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between plasma amyloid-β peptides and the medial temporal lobe in the homebound elderly
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:593-601. 2011
  6. pmc Depression and plasma amyloid beta peptides in the elderly with and without the apolipoprotein E4 allele
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:238-44. 2009
  7. pmc The association between small vessel infarcts and the activities of amyloid-β peptide degrading proteases in apolipoprotein E4 allele carriers
    Haihao Zhu
    1Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, MA, USA
    Angiology 64:614-20. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Association between linear measurements of corpus callosum and gait in the elderly
    Harald Brodoefel
    Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Radiol 23:2252-7. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression, antidepressants, and plasma amyloid beta (Beta) peptides in those elderly who do not have cardiovascular disease
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:1413-7. 2007
  10. pmc Characterization of insulin degrading enzyme and other amyloid-β degrading proteases in human serum: a role in Alzheimer's disease?
    Zhiheng Liu
    Departments of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:329-40. 2012

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  1. pmc Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and Alzheimer disease in the presence of the apolipoprotein E4 allele
    Wendy Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Department of Alzheimer Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:177-85. 2014
    ..The effect of angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors on Alzheimer disease (AD) remains unclear, with conflicting results reported. We studied the interaction of the Apolipoprotein E (ApoE) genotype and ACE inhibitors on AD...
  2. pmc The effects of acupuncture on the brain networks for emotion and cognition: an observation of gender differences
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA
    Brain Res 1362:56-67. 2010
    ..Our study suggests that brains with sex dimorphism may process the acupuncture stimulation differently between women and men...
  3. pmc Physical and mental health of homebound older adults: an overlooked population
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:2423-8. 2010
    ..The information in this review will explain the specific types of care the homebound population needs and discuss the care that could help ease their suffering and delay their entry into a nursing home or hospital...
  4. pmc Amyloid-associated depression: a prodromal depression of Alzheimer disease?
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts New England Medical Center, Campus Box 1007, 750 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 65:542-50. 2008
    ..In a previous study, we reported that depression is also associated with low plasma Abeta(42) levels in the elderly population...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between plasma amyloid-β peptides and the medial temporal lobe in the homebound elderly
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, MA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 26:593-601. 2011
    ..We thus examined the relationship between plasma Aβ levels and brain volumes...
  6. pmc Depression and plasma amyloid beta peptides in the elderly with and without the apolipoprotein E4 allele
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, 750 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:238-44. 2009
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  7. pmc The association between small vessel infarcts and the activities of amyloid-β peptide degrading proteases in apolipoprotein E4 allele carriers
    Haihao Zhu
    1Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, MA, USA
    Angiology 64:614-20. 2013
    ..Insulin-degrading enzyme in blood may also imply an important biomarker and a pathological event in Alzheimer disease through SV infarcts in the presence of ApoE4. ..
  8. doi request reprint Association between linear measurements of corpus callosum and gait in the elderly
    Harald Brodoefel
    Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Radiol 23:2252-7. 2013
    ..However, such measurements are impracticable in clinical routine. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between simple linear measurements of CC thickness with gait...
  9. ncbi request reprint Depression, antidepressants, and plasma amyloid beta (Beta) peptides in those elderly who do not have cardiovascular disease
    Xiaoyan Sun
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 62:1413-7. 2007
    ..Low plasma amyloid-beta peptide 42 (Abeta42) is associated with depressive symptoms independently of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the elderly. It is critical to investigate whether antidepressants modify this relationship...
  10. pmc Characterization of insulin degrading enzyme and other amyloid-β degrading proteases in human serum: a role in Alzheimer's disease?
    Zhiheng Liu
    Departments of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University Medical Campus, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 29:329-40. 2012
    ..The blood proteases mediating Aβ degradation may be important for the AD pathogenesis. More studies are needed to specify each Aβ degrading protease in blood as a useful biomarker and a possible treatment target for AD...
  11. ncbi request reprint Depression is associated with low plasma Abeta42 independently of cardiovascular disease in the homebound elderly
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Psychiatry, Tufts New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 22:536-42. 2007
    ..Plasma Amyloid-beta peptide 42 (Abeta42) declines before and soon after the onset of AD, yet the relationship between plasma Abeta42 and depression is unclear...
  12. pmc Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and the reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease in the absence of apolipoprotein E4 allele
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Psychiatry, and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 37:421-8. 2013
    ..A double-blind clinical trial should be considered to determine the effect of ACE inhibitors on prevention of AD in the context of ApoE genotype. ..
  13. pmc Association between Amylin and Amyloid-β Peptides in Plasma in the Context of Apolipoprotein E4 Allele
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Departments of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Alzheimer s Disease Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88063. 2014
    ..The presence of ApoE4 may attenuate amylin's capacity to remove Aβ, especially Aβ1-40, from the AD brain. ..
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinical prediction of fall risk and white matter abnormalities: a diffusion tensor imaging study
    Bang Bon Koo
    Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Neurol 69:733-8. 2012
    ..The Tinetti scale is a simple clinical tool designed to predict risk of falling by focusing on gait and stance impairment in elderly persons. Gait impairment is also associated with white matter (WM) abnormalities...
  15. ncbi request reprint The Nutrition, Aging, and Memory in Elders (NAME) study: design and methods for a study of micronutrients and cognitive function in a homebound elderly population
    Tammy M Scott
    Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:519-28. 2006
    ..Understanding mediating factors by which micronutrient status affects cognitive function would contribute to elders' quality of life and their ability to remain in the home...
  16. pmc Diffusion tensor imaging, white matter lesions, the corpus callosum, and gait in the elderly
    Refeeque A Bhadelia
    Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Stroke 40:3816-20. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to investigate the relationship between the integrity of white matter in the corpus callosum as determined by DTI and quantitative measures of gait in the elderly...
  17. ncbi request reprint Executive dysfunction in homebound older people with diabetes mellitus
    Wei Qiao Qiu
    Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Research Center, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:496-501. 2006
    ..To describe patterns of cognitive deficits and activities of daily living (ADLs) in older people with diabetes mellitus...
  18. pmc MAT1A variants are associated with hypertension, stroke, and markers of DNA damage and are modulated by plasma vitamin B-6 and folate
    Chao Qiang Lai
    Nutrition and Genomics Laboratory, Jean Mayer US Department of Agriculture Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:1377-86. 2010
    ..The S-adenosylmethionine synthetase type 1 (MAT1A) gene encodes a key enzyme in one-carbon nutrient metabolism...
  19. pmc Loss of neprilysin function promotes amyloid plaque formation and causes cerebral amyloid angiopathy
    Wesley Farris
    Center for Neurologic Diseases, Department of Neurology, Harvard Institutes of Medicine, Room 730, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Pathol 171:241-51. 2007
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