Sujuan Gao

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Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Selenium level and depressive symptoms in a rural elderly Chinese cohort
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:72. 2012
  2. pmc Hypertension and cognitive decline in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1051-7. 2009
  3. pmc Accelerated weight loss and incident dementia in an elderly African-American cohort
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:18-25. 2011
  4. pmc A shared random effect parameter approach for longitudinal dementia data with non-ignorable missing data
    Sujuan Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Stat Med 23:211-9. 2004
  5. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1358-66. 2009
  6. pmc Trace element levels and cognitive function in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:635-41. 2008
  7. pmc Estimating disease prevalence from two-phase surveys with non-response at the second phase
    S Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202 2872, USA
    Stat Med 19:2101-14. 2000
  8. pmc Selenium level and cognitive function in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:955-65. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating the incidence of dementia from two-phase sampling with non-ignorable missing data
    S Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5119, USA
    Stat Med 19:1545-54. 2000
  10. pmc Selenium level is associated with apoE epsilon4 in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2371-6. 2009

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  1. pmc Selenium level and depressive symptoms in a rural elderly Chinese cohort
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 12:72. 2012
    ..The few studies examining the relationship between selenium and depression have yielded inconsistent results and none of these studies considered the role of cognitive function in this context...
  2. pmc Hypertension and cognitive decline in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1051-7. 2009
    ..To examine the association between hypertension and cognitive decline in older adults...
  3. pmc Accelerated weight loss and incident dementia in an elderly African-American cohort
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:18-25. 2011
    ..To examine the association between changes in body mass index (BMI), dementia, and mild cognitive impairment (MCI)...
  4. pmc A shared random effect parameter approach for longitudinal dementia data with non-ignorable missing data
    Sujuan Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Stat Med 23:211-9. 2004
    ..Data from a longitudinal dementia study will be used to illustrate the approach. A small simulation is conducted to compare parameter estimates from the proposed method to the 'naive' method where missing data is considered at random...
  5. pmc Correlates of depressive symptoms in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:1358-66. 2009
    ..Late life depression has been studied in many populations around the world. However, findings on risk factors for late life depression have remained inconsistent...
  6. pmc Trace element levels and cognitive function in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 West 10th Street, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:635-41. 2008
    ..The relationship between trace elements measured in individual biological samples and cognitive function in an elderly population had not been investigated extensively...
  7. pmc Estimating disease prevalence from two-phase surveys with non-response at the second phase
    S Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202 2872, USA
    Stat Med 19:2101-14. 2000
    ..These estimators are illustrated using data from an Alzheimer's disease study in two populations...
  8. pmc Selenium level and cognitive function in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:955-65. 2007
    ..Results in this geographically stable cohort support the hypothesis that a lifelong low selenium level is associated with lower cognitive function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Estimating the incidence of dementia from two-phase sampling with non-ignorable missing data
    S Gao
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5119, USA
    Stat Med 19:1545-54. 2000
    ..The non-parametric jack-knife variance estimator is used to derive variance estimates for the model parameters and the incidence estimates. The proposed approaches are applied to data from the Indianapolis-Ibadan Dementia Study...
  10. pmc Selenium level is associated with apoE epsilon4 in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2371-6. 2009
    ..The present paper examines the association between apoE genotype and Se levels in nail samples in a rural elderly Chinese cohort...
  11. pmc Prevalence rates for dementia and Alzheimer's disease in African Americans: 1992 versus 2001
    Kathleen S Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 5:227-33. 2009
    ..This study compares age-specific and overall prevalence rates for dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD) in two nonoverlapping, population-based cohorts of elderly African Americans in Indianapolis in 2001 and 1992...
  12. ncbi request reprint Activity and connectivity of brain mood regulating circuit in depression: a functional magnetic resonance study
    Amit Anand
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:1079-88. 2005
    ..In this study, using functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI), we investigated differences in cortico-limbic activity and connectivity between depressed patients and healthy controls...
  13. pmc Apolipoprotein E and mortality in African-Americans and Yoruba
    Kathleen A Lane
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:383-90. 2003
    ..71; 95% CI: 0.45-1.10; p = 0.1238), Ibadan subjects under 75 (hazard ratio: 1.04; 95% CI: 0.78 to 1.40; p = 0.7782), or Ibadan subjects over 75 (hazard ratio: 1.21; 95% CI: 0.83 to 1.75; p = 0.3274)...
  14. pmc Association of apolipoprotein E genotype and Alzheimer disease in African Americans
    Jill R Murrell
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA
    Arch Neurol 63:431-4. 2006
    ..Identification of genetic risk factors in African Americans is essential for understanding the etiology of AD...
  15. ncbi request reprint Alzheimer's disease, genes, and environment: the value of international studies
    Hugh C Hendrie
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Indianapolis 46202 2872, USA
    Can J Psychiatry 49:92-9. 2004
    ..To describe the construction of a disease model incorporating both genetic an environmental factors in the etiology of Alzheimer's disease (AD), using data generated from the Indianapolis-Ibadan dementia project (I-IDP)...
  16. pmc Evaluation of shock wave lithotripsy injury in the pig using a narrow focal zone lithotriptor
    Bret A Connors
    Departments of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine Methodist Hospital Institute for Kidney Stone Disease, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BJU Int 110:1376-85. 2012
    ..In addition, we report that reducing the SW delivery rate, a manoeuvre known to lower injury in the HM-3, does not reduce lesion size in the SLX...
  17. ncbi request reprint Preservation of cognitive function with antihypertensive medications: a longitudinal analysis of a community-based sample of African Americans
    Michael D Murray
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2090-6. 2002
    ..We assessed the long-term effect of antihypertensive medications on cognitive function in a community sample of African American older adults...
  18. pmc Normative data for neuropsychological tests in a rural elderly Chinese cohort
    Lili Yang
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 26:641-53. 2012
    ..These demographically adjusted, regression-based norms can be a useful tool to clinicians involved with differential diagnosis of cognitive and memory disorders in older adults in rural China...
  19. doi request reprint Renal functional effects of multiple-tract percutaneous access
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5120, USA
    J Endourol 23:1951-6. 2009
    ..The present study examined whether multiple percutaneous accesses results in a more severe reduction in renal function than that after single-percutaneous access...
  20. pmc Incidence and risk factors for cognitive impairment no dementia and mild cognitive impairment in African Americans
    Frederick W Unverzagt
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:4-10. 2011
    ..Risk factors of age and education suggest exposures or mechanisms at both ends of the life span may be important variables in onset of CIND/MCI...
  21. pmc Optimal blood pressure for cognitive function: findings from an elderly African-American cohort study
    Hai Liu
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:875-81. 2013
    ..To report the results from a prospective cohort study on the association between blood pressure (BP) and cognitive function in elderly African Americans...
  22. ncbi request reprint A latent variable model approach for assembling and scoring screening tests for dementia
    Jianzhao Shen
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, RG4101, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 5:399-407. 2003
    ..Variances of model parameters are estimated using a nonparametric bootstrap method. We illustrate the approach using a screening test for dementia from a community-based study...
  23. pmc Validation analysis of informant's ratings of cognitive function in African Americans and Nigerians
    Jianzhao Shen
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:618-25. 2006
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Time-course for recovery of renal function after unilateral (single-tract) percutaneous access in the pig
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    J Endourol 24:283-8. 2010
    ..The immediate (1-5 hours) response to percutaneous renal access (PERC) in pigs is vasoconstriction in the treated kidney. The present study determined the longer-term (72 hours) consequences of this surgical procedure...
  25. pmc Diabetes and cognitive decline in elderly African Americans: a 15-year follow-up study
    Alette M Wessels
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:418-24. 2011
    ..In a sample involving elderly African Americans, we tested the hypothesis that diabetes accelerates cognitive decline and explored possible mediating mechanisms within a follow-up period of 15 years...
  26. pmc Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy at 60 shock waves/min reduces renal injury in a porcine model
    Bret A Connors
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianopolis, IN 46202, USA
    BJU Int 104:1004-8. 2009
    ..To determine if extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) at 60 shock waves (SWs)/min reduces renal damage and haemodynamic impairment compared to treatment at 120 SWs/min...
  27. pmc Verbal short-term memory development and spoken language outcomes in deaf children with cochlear implants
    Michael S Harris
    DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Ear Hear 34:179-92. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to longitudinally assess the role of verbal short-term memory (STM) and working memory (WM) capacity as a progress-limiting source of variability in S/L outcomes after CI in children...
  28. pmc Effect of shock wave number on renal oxidative stress and inflammation
    Daniel L Clark
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, and Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BJU Int 107:318-22. 2011
    ..However, it is not known if the HO-1 response is beneficial or deleterious; determining that will inform us whether SWL-induced renal injury can be assessed by quantifying markers of oxidative stress and inflammation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Selecting pre-screening items for early intervention trials of dementia--a case study
    Lang Li
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, RG4, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stat Med 23:271-83. 2004
    ..Using the boosting option for decision trees did not substantially improve the performance. We recommend that for each situation, different methods of classification should be attempted to obtain optimal results for a given purpose...
  30. pmc Effect of initial shock wave voltage on shock wave lithotripsy-induced lesion size during step-wise voltage ramping
    Bret A Connors
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    BJU Int 103:104-7. 2009
    ..To determine if the starting voltage in a step-wise ramping protocol for extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (SWL) alters the size of the renal lesion caused by the SWs...
  31. pmc Alzheimer's disease multiple intervention trial (ADMIT): study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial
    Christopher M Callahan
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, 410 West 10th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 3012, USA
    Trials 13:92. 2012
    ..However, these improvements in quality of life were not associated with delays in subjects' functional decline...
  32. pmc Pretreatment with low-energy shock waves induces renal vasoconstriction during standard shock wave lithotripsy (SWL): a treatment protocol known to reduce SWL-induced renal injury
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BJU Int 103:1270-4. 2009
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of mortality for dementia in a developing country: the Yoruba in Nigeria
    Anthony J Perkins
    Regenstrief Institute for Health Care, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, RG6, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 17:566-73. 2002
    ..Limited data exist on the impact of dementia in developing nations, including its association with mortality...
  34. ncbi request reprint A mixed-effects model for cognitive decline with non-monotone non-response from a two-phase longitudinal study of dementia
    Changyu Shen
    Division of Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Stat Med 26:409-25. 2007
    ..A second simulation illustrates the magnitude of the bias in estimating the difference of decline rate between two groups when the random effects are linked in different manners for the two groups...
  35. pmc Bivariate random change point models for longitudinal outcomes
    Lili Yang
    Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 410 W 10th Street, Suite 3000, Indianapolis, IN, 46202 3002, USA
    Stat Med 32:1038-53. 2013
    ..We assess the proposed methods in simulation studies and demonstrate the methodology using data from a longitudinal study of dementia...
  36. pmc Medication adherence and tolerability of Alzheimer's disease medications: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Noll L Campbell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University School of Pharmacy, 410 West 10th Street, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Trials 14:125. 2013
    ..However, few studies have evaluated adherence to these agents. We sought to prospectively capture the rates and reasons for nonadherence to ChEI and determine factors influencing tolerability and adherence...
  37. pmc Effect of patient perceptions on dementia screening in primary care
    Nicole R Fowler
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1037-43. 2012
    ..To determine individuals' perceptions concerning dementia screening and to evaluate the possibility of an association between their perceptions and their willingness to undergo screening...
  38. pmc An illness-death stochastic model in the analysis of longitudinal dementia data
    Jaroslaw Harezlak
    Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Stat Med 22:1465-75. 2003
    ..Simulation results are presented indicating adequate performance of the proposed approach...
  39. ncbi request reprint Low-energy shock wave pretreatment results in greater vasoconstriction and less injury in the kidney compared to high-energy shock wave lithotripsy treatment alone
    Rajash K Handa
    Dept of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana Univ Sch Med, Indianapolis, IN 46202Indiana Univ Sch Med, Indianapolis, IN 46202Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA 98115
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2621. 2009
    ..Constricted blood vessels would likely be less prone to rupture by SWs and, if broken, would bleed less-resulting in a smaller hemorrhagic lesion...
  40. pmc International studies in dementia with particular emphasis on populations of African origin
    Hugh C Hendrie
    Department of Psychiatry, and Center for Aging Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S42-6. 2006
    ..We eventually hope to create a risk factor model that will not only account for the dementia rate differences between Yoruba and African Americans, but also help explain dementia rates in other developing and developed countries...
  41. doi request reprint Renal functional effects of simultaneous bilateral single-tract percutaneous access in pigs
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BJU Int 105:125-8. 2010
    ....
  42. pmc Localization of renal oxidative stress and inflammatory response after lithotripsy
    Daniel L Clark
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    BJU Int 103:1562-8. 2009
    ..Furthermore, the differing patterns of markers of injury for ESWL and ischaemia-reperfusion suggest that ischaemia is not the principal cause of the injury response after ESWL...
  43. pmc Use of anticholinergics and the risk of cognitive impairment in an African American population
    N L Campbell
    Wishard Health Services, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2872, USA
    Neurology 75:152-9. 2010
    ..Anticholinergic properties of certain medications often go unrecognized, and are frequently used by the elderly population. Few studies have yet defined the long-term impact of these medications on the incidence of cognitive impairment...
  44. pmc A comparison of cardiovascular disease risk factor biomarkers in African Americans and Yoruba Nigerians
    M Deeg
    Departments of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:427-33. 2008
    ..Newer risk factors have been identified for cardiovascular disease, but these have been rarely examined in elderly populations and not those of developing countries...
  45. doi request reprint Altered default mode network connectivity in older adults with cognitive complaints and amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Yang Wang
    Center for Neuroimaging, Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 35:751-60. 2013
    ..DMN connectivity appears sensitive to early prodromal neurodegenerative changes associated with AD, notably including pre-MCI individuals with cognitive complaints...
  46. doi request reprint Medication adherence in older adults with cognitive impairment: a systematic evidence-based review
    Noll L Campbell
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Purdue University College of Pharmacy, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 10:165-77. 2012
    ..Cognitive impairment challenges the ability to adhere to the complex medication regimens needed to treat multiple medical problems in older adults...
  47. ncbi request reprint Connected speech intelligibility of children with cochlear implants and children with normal hearing
    Steven B Chin
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 699 West Drive, RR044, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5119, USA
    Am J Speech Lang Pathol 12:440-51. 2003
    ..These results have implications for the socialization and education of children with cochlear implants, particularly with respect to on-time placement in mainstream educational environments with age peers...
  48. ncbi request reprint Independent assessment of a wide-focus, low-pressure electromagnetic lithotripter: absence of renal bioeffects in the pig
    Andrew P Evan
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 5120, USA
    BJU Int 101:382-8. 2008
    ..Ltd., Suzhou, PRC)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Spacing of follow-up waves in incidence studies
    S L Hui
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Stat Med 19:1567-75. 2000
    ..It also assesses the trade-off between the cost (as measured by the number of re-evaluations) and the yield of incident dementia cases so that longitudinal studies of dementia can be designed optimally in the future...
  50. ncbi request reprint Methods for testing equality of means of health care costs in a paired design study
    X H Zhou
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1050 Wishard Boulevard, Indianapolis, IN 46202, U S A
    Stat Med 20:1703-20. 2001
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cognitive impairment: data from the Indianapolis Study of Health and Aging
    F W Unverzagt
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5266, USA
    Neurology 57:1655-62. 2001
    ..The epidemiology and natural history of cognitive impairment that is not dementia is important to the understanding of normal aging and dementia...
  52. ncbi request reprint Estimating odds ratios adjusting for misclassification in Alzheimer's disease risk factor assessment
    C L Emsley
    Division of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, RG 4th, 1001 West Tenth Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202 2859, USA
    Stat Med 19:1523-30. 2000
    ..We apply the above method to data collected in the Indianapolis-Ibadan Dementia Study to estimate the odds ratio for smoking adjusting for misclassification error...
  53. ncbi request reprint Incidence of dementia and Alzheimer disease in 2 communities: Yoruba residing in Ibadan, Nigeria, and African Americans residing in Indianapolis, Indiana
    H C Hendrie
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, 541 Clinical Dr, Room 394A, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    JAMA 285:739-47. 2001
    ..If populations were identified with significantly lower or higher incidence rates of AD, the search for risk factors in the genesis of AD could be greatly enhanced...
  54. ncbi request reprint Low education and childhood rural residence: risk for Alzheimer's disease in African Americans
    K S Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis 46202 5111, USA
    Neurology 54:95-9. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between level of education and childhood rural residence as possible risk factors for AD in African Americans in Indianapolis...
  55. pmc Association of statin use with cognitive decline in elderly African Americans
    S J Szwast
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, 1111 West 10th Street, PB A319, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neurology 69:1873-80. 2007
    ..We report the results from a 3-year prospective study on the association of statin use on cognitive decline and incident dementia in elderly African Americans...
  56. pmc The development of a semi-structured home interview (CHIF) to directly assess function in cognitively impaired elderly people in two cultures
    H C Hendrie
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Int Psychogeriatr 18:653-66. 2006
    ..Assessing function is a crucial element in the diagnosis of dementia. This information is usually obtained from key informants. However, reliable informants are not always available...
  57. pmc Cholesterol, APOE genotype, and Alzheimer disease: an epidemiologic study of Nigerian Yoruba
    K Hall
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neurology 66:223-7. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between cholesterol and other lipids, APOE genotype, and risk of Alzheimer disease (AD) in a population-based study of elderly Yoruba living in Ibadan, Nigeria...
  58. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors and incident Alzheimer disease: a systematic review of the literature
    Christianna Purnell
    Regenstrief Institute Inc, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:1-10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review of the literature of cardiovascular factors pertaining to incident Alzheimer disease (AD)...
  59. pmc Assessment of renal injury with a clinical dual head lithotriptor delivering 240 shock waves per minute
    Rajash K Handa
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Urol 181:884-9. 2009
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint A collaborative Alzheimer disease research exchange using a community-based Helpline as a recruitment tool
    Mary Guerriero Austrom
    Department of Psychiatry, Wesley P Martin of Alzheimer Disease Education, Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, 46202, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:S49-53. 2010
    ..We believe if the clinical trial coordinator could call the caregivers with information about studies and projects, recruitment, and retention through the Helpline would be more successful...
  61. pmc Differences in medication use in the Alzheimer's disease neuroimaging initiative: analysis of baseline characteristics
    Noam U Epstein
    Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 46202, USA
    Drugs Aging 27:677-86. 2010
    ..Many participants in the ADNI are being treated with medications, and these may have beneficial or deleterious effects...
  62. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant effect on connectivity of the mood-regulating circuit: an FMRI study
    Amit Anand
    Department of Psychiatry, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Neuropsychopharmacology 30:1334-44. 2005
    ....
  63. pmc Developmental trajectories of forward and backward digit spans in deaf children with cochlear implants
    Michael S Harris
    DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Cochlear Implants Int 12:S84-8. 2011
    ..The enormous variability observed in conventional outcome measures of S/L may reflect individual differences in STM/WM...
  64. pmc APOE epsilon4 is not associated with Alzheimer's disease in elderly Nigerians
    Oye Gureje
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Ibadan, College of Medicine, Ibadan, Nigeria
    Ann Neurol 59:182-5. 2006
    ..This lack of association in the Yoruba might reflect genetic variation, environmental factors, as well as genetic/environmental interactions...
  65. ncbi request reprint The Stick Design test: a new measure of visuoconstructional ability
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 11:598-605. 2005
    ..We conclude that Stick Design is a reasonable test of visuoconstructional ability in older cohorts with very limited educational exposure and literacy...
  66. pmc Prevalence estimates of depression in elderly community-dwelling African Americans in Indianapolis and Yoruba in Ibadan, Nigeria
    Olusegun Baiyewu
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
    Int Psychogeriatr 19:679-89. 2007
    ..This is a community-based longitudinal epidemiological comparative study of elderly African Americans in Indianapolis and elderly Yoruba in Ibadan, Nigeria...
  67. pmc The association between cognition and histamine-2 receptor antagonists in African Americans
    Malaz Boustani
    Indiana University Center for Aging Research, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1248-53. 2007
    ..To evaluate the association between histamine-2 receptor antagonist (H2A) exposure and incident cognitive impairment in a community-based sample of African Americans...
  68. ncbi request reprint The effect of short-term auditory deprivation on the control of intraoral pressure in pediatric cochlear implant users
    David L Jones
    Division of Communication Disorders, University of Wyoming, Laramie 82071 3311, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:658-69. 2003
    ..The findings suggest that different speakers with CIs may use different speech production strategies as they learn to use the auditory signal for speech...

Research Grants11

  1. Selenium Levels and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition we will try to identify other risk factors associated with cognitive decline in this population. ..
  2. STATISTICAL METHODS IN LONGITUDINAL STUDIES OF DEMENTIA
    Sujuan Gao; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The applicant states that the methods developed in this proposal are widely applicable to other epidemiological studies using longitudinal two-phase sampling designs. ..
  3. Selenium, other risk factors and cognitive decline in rural elderly Chinese
    Sujuan Gao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Most importantly, preventive measures for cognitive decline can prolong the state of healthy aging and maintain the quality of life for many elderly individuals in the U.S. and around the world. ..