Sandra Weintraub

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Profiles of decline in activities of daily living in non-Alzheimer dementia
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 E Superior, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:8-13. 2007
  2. pmc The Alzheimer's Disease Centers' Uniform Data Set (UDS): the neuropsychologic test battery
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 E Superior, Searle 11 467, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:91-101. 2009
  3. pmc I. NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery (CB): introduction and pediatric data
    Sandra Weintraub
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Monogr Soc Res Child Dev 78:1-15. 2013
  4. pmc Cognition assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S54-64. 2013
  5. pmc The neuropsychological profile of Alzheimer disease
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center CNADC, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2:a006171. 2012
  6. pmc Verbal and nonverbal memory in primary progressive aphasia: the Three Words-Three Shapes Test
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Behav Neurol 26:67-76. 2013
  7. pmc A web-based normative calculator for the uniform data set (UDS) neuropsychological test battery
    Steven D Shirk
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital Memory Disorders Unit, 15 Parkman Street, WACC 715, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Alzheimers Res Ther 3:32. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Vasectomy in men with primary progressive aphasia
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:190-3. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Preservation of reasoning in primary progressive aphasia: further differentiation from Alzheimer's disease and the behavioral presentation of frontotemporal dementia
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Psychology, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:347-55. 2004
  10. pmc The northwestern anagram test: measuring sentence production in primary progressive aphasia
    Sandra Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 24:408-16. 2009

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Publications81

  1. ncbi request reprint Profiles of decline in activities of daily living in non-Alzheimer dementia
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 E Superior, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:8-13. 2007
    ..The activities of daily living questionnaire may capture aspects of preserved functioning that are not apparent from patients' scores on cognitive tests, especially for those with aphasia...
  2. pmc The Alzheimer's Disease Centers' Uniform Data Set (UDS): the neuropsychologic test battery
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 E Superior, Searle 11 467, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:91-101. 2009
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  3. pmc I. NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery (CB): introduction and pediatric data
    Sandra Weintraub
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Monogr Soc Res Child Dev 78:1-15. 2013
    ..As the chapters in this monograph demonstrate, the CB has excellent psychometric properties, and the validation study provided evidence for the increasing differentiation of cognitive abilities with age. ..
  4. pmc Cognition assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 80:S54-64. 2013
    ..With a computerized format and national standardization, this battery will provide a "common currency" among researchers for comparisons across a wide range of studies and populations...
  5. pmc The neuropsychological profile of Alzheimer disease
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center CNADC, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Med 2:a006171. 2012
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  6. pmc Verbal and nonverbal memory in primary progressive aphasia: the Three Words-Three Shapes Test
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Behav Neurol 26:67-76. 2013
    ..To investigate cognitive components and mechanisms of learning and memory in primary progressive aphasia (PPA) using a simple clinical measure, the Three Words Three Shapes Test (3W3S)...
  7. pmc A web-based normative calculator for the uniform data set (UDS) neuropsychological test battery
    Steven D Shirk
    Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital Memory Disorders Unit, 15 Parkman Street, WACC 715, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Alzheimers Res Ther 3:32. 2011
    ..In addition, we aimed to provide an easily accessible method of creating norms for other clinical researchers for their own, unique data sets...
  8. ncbi request reprint Vasectomy in men with primary progressive aphasia
    Sandra Weintraub
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 19:190-3. 2006
    ..To study the frequency of vasectomy in men with primary progressive aphasia (PPA)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Preservation of reasoning in primary progressive aphasia: further differentiation from Alzheimer's disease and the behavioral presentation of frontotemporal dementia
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Psychology, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 26:347-55. 2004
    ..In contrast, both AD and FTD subjects were significantly impaired on both measures. These results provide evidence of preserved reasoning in PPA, further differentiating this syndrome from other behaviorally focal dementia syndromes...
  10. pmc The northwestern anagram test: measuring sentence production in primary progressive aphasia
    Sandra Weintraub
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 24:408-16. 2009
    ..The NAT can be used to assess syntax competence when patients cannot be tested with measures that require intact speech production...
  11. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the spatial attention network by incentives in healthy aging and mild cognitive impairment
    Lisa A Bagurdes
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, United States
    Neuropsychologia 46:2943-8. 2008
    ..These results suggest a reorganization of the relationships between the limbic system and spatial attention network in healthy aging and MCI...
  12. ncbi request reprint Altered effective connectivity within the language network in primary progressive aphasia
    Sreepadma P Sonty
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 27:1334-45. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that dysfunctional network interactions (effective connectivity), rather than hypoactivity within individual brain regions, may contribute to the emergence of language deficits seen in PPA...
  13. pmc Alzheimer and frontotemporal pathology in subsets of primary progressive aphasia
    Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:709-19. 2008
    ..To identify predictors of Alzheimer's disease (AD) versus frontotemporal lobar degeneration pathology in primary progressive aphasia (PPA), and determine whether the AD pathology is atypically distributed to fit the aphasic phenotype...
  14. pmc Words and objects at the tip of the left temporal lobe in primary progressive aphasia
    M Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Centre, Northwestern University, 320 East Superior Street Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 136:601-18. 2013
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  15. pmc The Spanish translation and adaptation of the Uniform Data Set of the National Institute on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Centers
    Amarilis Acevedo
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, MRI Building, 2nd Floor, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:102-9. 2009
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  16. pmc Neurology of anomia in the semantic variant of primary progressive aphasia
    Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 132:2553-65. 2009
    ....
  17. pmc Clinically concordant variations of Alzheimer pathology in aphasic versus amnestic dementia
    Tamar Gefen
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Centre, Northwestern University, 320 E Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 135:1554-65. 2012
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  18. pmc Quantitative classification of primary progressive aphasia at early and mild impairment stages
    M Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Centre, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 East Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Brain 135:1537-53. 2012
    ..An emphasis on early diagnosis will promote a better characterization of the disease stages where therapeutic interventions are the most likely to succeed...
  19. pmc Increased frequency of learning disability in patients with primary progressive aphasia and their first-degree relatives
    Emily Rogalski
    Neurological Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, 1735 W Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:244-8. 2008
    ..Although risk factors for Alzheimer disease have been well studied, much less is known about risk factors for primary progressive aphasia (PPA)...
  20. pmc Superior memory and higher cortical volumes in unusually successful cognitive aging
    Theresa M Harrison
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:1081-5. 2012
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  21. doi request reprint The mini-mental state examination in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and primary progressive aphasia
    Jason E Osher
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 22:468-73. 2007
    ..However, the score may be a more accurate measure of functional impairment in bvFTD due to the influence of their executive function and attentional deficits on MMSE performance...
  22. pmc ApoE E4 is a susceptibility factor in amnestic but not aphasic dementias
    Emily Joy Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:159-63. 2011
    ..These data show that ε4 polymorphism, which is a well-known risk factor for AD pathology in typical amnestic dementias, has no similar relationship to the clinical syndrome of PPA or its association with AD pathology...
  23. pmc TDP-43 pathology in primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia with pathologic Alzheimer disease
    Eileen H Bigio
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 120:43-54. 2010
    ..Furthermore, medial temporal TDP-43 pathology is more tightly linked to HS than to clinical phenotype. These findings challenge the current notions about clinicopathologic correlation, especially about the role of multiple pathologies...
  24. pmc Covert processing of words and pictures in nonsemantic variants of primary progressive aphasia
    Emily Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Preventative Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 22:343-51. 2008
    ..The boundaries between the semantic and nonsemantic variants are therefore far from rigid...
  25. pmc Association of GSK3B with Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia
    Barbara A J Schaffer
    Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 2506 Gonda, 695 Charles E Young Dr S, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1761, USA
    Arch Neurol 65:1368-74. 2008
    ..As a known tau kinase, GSK3B is a promising candidate gene in the remaining cases of FTD and in AD, for which tau mutations have not been found...
  26. ncbi request reprint Rate of cognitive change measured by neuropsychologic test performance in 3 distinct dementia syndromes
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:S70-8. 2007
    ..The comparison of the rate of decline in FTD and PPA may also reflect the neuroanatomic overlap in these syndromes over time...
  27. ncbi request reprint Word list versus story memory in Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia
    Alissa H Wicklund
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:86-92. 2006
    ..The results suggest that patterns of performance on different tests of memory, and, in particular, measures of retention, can be useful in differentiating memory impairment in AD from that of FTD on cognitive testing...
  28. pmc Primary progressive aphasia: relationship between gender and severity of language impairment
    Emily Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cogn Behav Neurol 20:38-43. 2007
    ..Comparisons were also made within a group of probable Alzheimer disease (AD) patients to determine whether gender differences were present in the most common form of neurodegenerative dementia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Locus coeruleus neurofibrillary degeneration in aging, mild cognitive impairment and early Alzheimer's disease
    Aneta Grudzien
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 320 East Superior Street, Searle 11 453, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 28:327-35. 2007
    ..These results indicate that cytopathology in the LC is an early event in the age-MCI-AD continuum and that it may be listed among the numerous factors that mediate the emergence of the cognitive changes leading to dementia...
  30. ncbi request reprint The Cognition Battery of the NIH Toolbox for Assessment of Neurological and Behavioral Function: Validation in an Adult Sample
    Sandra Weintraub
    1Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:567-78. 2014
    ..The NIHTB-CB is designed to provide a brief, comprehensive, common set of measures to allow comparisons among disparate studies and to improve scientific communication. (JINS, 2014, 20, 1-12). ..
  31. pmc Distinct medial temporal contributions to different forms of recognition in amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    CARMEN WESTERBERG
    Department of Psychology, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666, United States Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, United States Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Northwestern University, United States Electronic address
    Neuropsychologia 51:2450-61. 2013
    ..In sum, familiarity memory can be specifically assessed using the forced-choice recognition test, it declines later than other MTL-dependent memory functions as AD progresses, and it has distinct anatomical substrates. ..
  32. pmc Differential age-related decline in conflict-driven task-set shielding from emotional versus non-emotional distracters
    Jim M Monti
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, USA
    Neuropsychologia 48:1697-706. 2010
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  33. pmc Youthful memory capacity in old brains: anatomic and genetic clues from the Northwestern SuperAging Project
    EMILY J ROGALSKI
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, 320 E Superior Street, 11th Floor Searle Building, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 25:29-36. 2013
    ..They also offer clues to potential biological factors that may promote resistance to age-related involutional changes in the structure and function of the brain...
  34. pmc Quantitative template for subtyping primary progressive aphasia
    Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:1545-51. 2009
    ..The syndrome of primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is diagnosed when a gradual failure of word usage or comprehension emerges as the principal feature of a neurodegenerative disease...
  35. ncbi request reprint When memory does not fail: familiarity-based recognition in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease
    Carmen E Westerberg
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuropsychology 20:193-205. 2006
    ..Neuropathology in hippocampus and entorhinal cortex, known to be present in MCI, presumably disrupted recollection while leaving familiarity-based recognition intact...
  36. pmc False recognition of incidentally learned pictures and words in primary progressive aphasia
    Emily Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:368-77. 2007
    ..This suggests that the aphasia in PPA patients contributes to their difficulty in selecting among items within a semantic class...
  37. pmc Functional decline associated with polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medications in community-dwelling older adults with dementia
    Denys T Lau
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, 60612, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 26:606-15. 2011
    ..More research is needed to understand which classes of medications have the most deleterious effect on this population...
  38. pmc Concurrent impairments in sleep and memory in amnestic mild cognitive impairment
    Carmen E Westerberg
    Psychology Department and Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 18:490-500. 2012
    ..These results suggest that sleep changes in aMCI patients contribute to memory impairments by interfering with sleep-dependent memory consolidation...
  39. ncbi request reprint Paradoxical features of word finding difficulty in primary progressive aphasia
    Rik R Vandenberghe
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Neurol 57:204-9. 2005
    ..Selection among competing word forms sharing a same semantic field is abnormal in PPA. The semantic interference effect constitutes a positive distinguishing feature between PPA and PRAD...
  40. pmc Electrophysiology of object naming in primary progressive aphasia
    Robert S Hurley
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60660, USA
    J Neurosci 29:15762-9. 2009
    ..N400 analyses can thus help dissect the multiple cognitive mechanisms that contribute to object naming failures in PPA...
  41. pmc Cognitive deficits and reduced insight in primary progressive aphasia
    Sarah Jane Banks
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:363-71. 2008
    ..This study has implications for the anatomical network involved in insight and clinical implications in terms of selecting interventions appropriate for individual patients with PPA...
  42. pmc Anatomy of language impairments in primary progressive aphasia
    Emily Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University NU Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Neurosci 31:3344-50. 2011
    ..Further, these atrophy patterns reveal anatomical correlates of language that could not have been surmised in patients with aphasia resulting from cerebrovascular lesions...
  43. pmc Asymmetry and heterogeneity of Alzheimer's and frontotemporal pathology in primary progressive aphasia
    M Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Centre, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    Brain 137:1176-92. 2014
    ..Revisions of criteria for logopenic primary progressive aphasia are proposed to address these challenges. ..
  44. doi request reprint Implicit perceptual-motor skill learning in mild cognitive impairment and Parkinson's disease
    Eric W Gobel
    Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Neuropsychology 27:314-21. 2013
    ..Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) often exhibit impaired sequence learning, but this impairment is not universally observed...
  45. pmc Naming vs knowing faces in primary progressive aphasia: a tale of 2 hemispheres
    Tamar Gefen
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 81:658-64. 2013
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  46. ncbi request reprint Neurofibrillary tangles, amyloid, and memory in aging and mild cognitive impairment
    Angela L Guillozet
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Neurol 60:729-36. 2003
    ..Whether a similar relationship exists in normal aging and mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a condition that frequently reflects a preclinical stage of AD, remains unknown...
  47. pmc Syntactic and morphosyntactic processing in stroke-induced and primary progressive aphasia
    Cynthia K Thompson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Behav Neurol 26:35-54. 2013
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  48. pmc Language and behavior domains enhance the value of the clinical dementia rating scale
    David S Knopman
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:293-9. 2011
    ..The CDRstd does not specifically address language dysfunction or alteration in personality and social behaviors which are prominent in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) and primary progressive aphasia (PPA)...
  49. pmc Self-awareness and self-monitoring of cognitive and behavioral deficits in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia and probable Alzheimer's disease
    Sarah Banks
    Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Brain Cogn 67:58-68. 2008
    ..Naming ability, in contrast, was either accurately assessed or underestimated in all groups. Finally, there were no notable differences between self-awareness and self-monitoring, potential explanations for this are examined...
  50. pmc Frontotemporal lobar degeneration with TDP-43 proteinopathy and chromosome 9p repeat expansion in C9ORF72: clinicopathologic correlation
    Eileen H Bigio
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer Disease Center, Department of Pathology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Neuropathology 33:122-33. 2013
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  51. pmc Sleep influences the severity of memory disruption in amnestic mild cognitive impairment: results from sleep self-assessment and continuous activity monitoring
    Carmen E Westerberg
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:325-33. 2010
    ..Physiological analyses are needed to further specify which aspects of sleep in neurological disorders impact memory function and consolidation. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Primary progressive aphasia: PPA and the language network
    Sreepadma P Sonty
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Neurol 53:35-49. 2003
    ..The additional activations in PPA may therefore represent a compensatory spread of language-related neural activity or a failure to suppress activity in areas normally inhibited during language tasks...
  53. pmc The Cognitive Change in Women study (CCW): informant ratings of cognitive change but not self-ratings are associated with neuropsychological performance over 3 years
    Rebecca Gavett
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 25:305-11. 2011
    ..These results suggest that informants may be sensitive to changes that are not clinically significant but that may represent an incipient trend for decline...
  54. pmc Reducing case ascertainment costs in U.S. population studies of Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and cognitive impairment-Part 2
    Denis A Evans
    Rush Institute on Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:110-23. 2011
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  55. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic nucleus basalis tauopathy emerges early in the aging-MCI-AD continuum
    Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Neurol 55:815-28. 2004
    ..These results show that cytopathology in cortical cholinergic pathways is a very early event in the course of the continuum that leads from advanced age to MCI and AD...
  56. ncbi request reprint The "zoom lens" of focal attention in visual search: changes in aging and Alzheimer's disease
    Alexander Rösler
    Cognitives Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cortex 41:512-9. 2005
    ..Reduced efficiency of visual search in AD may be contributed to by reduced ability to dynamically adjust the attentional zoom, coupled with the inability to disengage attention from peripheral targets...
  57. pmc Phonological facilitation of object naming in agrammatic and logopenic primary progressive aphasia (PPA)
    Jennifer E Mack
    a Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Cogn Neuropsychol 30:172-93. 2013
    ..These results may reflect deficits in phonological encoding in PPA-G, but not in PPA-L, supporting the neuropsychological reality of this substage of phonological processing and the distinction between these two PPA subtypes...
  58. ncbi request reprint Artificial grammar learning in Alzheimer's disease
    Paul J Reber
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci 3:145-53. 2003
    ..In addition, the nondeclarative memory of the AD patients acquired during AGL appeared to influence their performance on a declarative memory task, suggesting an interaction between this nondeclarative memory task and declarative memory...
  59. pmc Semantic interference during object naming in agrammatic and logopenic primary progressive aphasia (PPA)
    Cynthia K Thompson
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, United States
    Brain Lang 120:237-50. 2012
    ..These subtle semantic mapping impairments in non-semantic variants of PPA may contribute to the anomia of these patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint Progranulin mutations in primary progressive aphasia: the PPA1 and PPA3 families
    Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center and Department of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:43-7. 2007
    ..Primary progressive aphasia (PPA) is a language-based dementia characterized by fluent or nonfluent language disorder as its principal feature...
  61. ncbi request reprint The core and halo of primary progressive aphasia and semantic dementia
    M Marsel Mesulam
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center and Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Neurol 54:S11-4. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Prion protein codon 129 genotype prevalence is altered in primary progressive aphasia
    Xiaohong Li
    Department of Neurology, Pritzker School of Medicine and Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:858-64. 2005
    ..However, the strong association between heterozygosity and PPA raises new questions about its cause and the role of PrP in other neurodegenerative diseases...
  63. ncbi request reprint Language Measures of the NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery
    Richard C Gershon
    1Department of Medical Social Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 20:642-51. 2014
    ..Scores on the NIH Toolbox measures were consistent with age-related expectations, namely, growth in language during early development, with relative stabilization into late adulthood. (JINS, 2014, 20, 1-10). ..
  64. pmc Alterations of Ca²⁺-responsive proteins within cholinergic neurons in aging and Alzheimer's disease
    David Riascos
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 35:1325-33. 2014
    ..Substantial age- and AD-related alterations in Ca(2+)-sensing proteins most likely contribute to selective vulnerability of BFCN to degeneration in AD...
  65. pmc The diagnosis of dementia due to Alzheimer's disease: recommendations from the National Institute on Aging-Alzheimer's Association workgroups on diagnostic guidelines for Alzheimer's disease
    Guy M McKhann
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 7:263-9. 2011
    ..Much work lies ahead for validating the biomarker diagnosis of AD dementia...
  66. pmc Recall of remote episodic memories can appear deficient because of a gist-based retrieval orientation
    John D Rudoy
    Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuropsychologia 47:938-41. 2009
    ..Deficits in remote episodic recall, and in future-event imagining, must thus be interpreted in light of habitual tendencies toward gist-based retrieval that some amnesic patients may exhibit...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cerebral hemispheric specialization for spatial attention: spatial distribution of search-related eye fixations in the absence of neglect
    Mark Mapstone
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:1396-409. 2003
    ..A theoretical model based on the salience of extrapersonal space appears useful for understanding alterations of attentional allocation, particularly after recovery from stroke...
  68. ncbi request reprint Depression in Primary Progressive Aphasia
    Jennifer Medina
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 20:153-60. 2007
    ..Symptoms of social withdrawal and lack of mental and physical energy were most common, suggesting that patients with PPA should be evaluated for depression so that they may be appropriately treated...
  69. pmc Are there susceptibility factors for primary progressive aphasia?
    Emily Rogalski
    Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Northwestern University NU Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA Electronic address
    Brain Lang 127:135-8. 2013
    ..Although no factor can yet account for the selective vulnerability of the left hemisphere language network to degenerative diseases, a few themes are emerging as potential targets of further investigation. ..
  70. pmc Literacy, cognitive function, and health: results of the LitCog study
    Michael S Wolf
    Health Literacy and Learning Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, 750 N Lake Shore Drive, 10th Floor, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1300-7. 2012
    ..Emerging evidence suggests the relationship between health literacy and health outcomes could be explained by cognitive abilities...
  71. pmc Sensitivity of revised diagnostic criteria for the behavioural variant of frontotemporal dementia
    Katya Rascovsky
    Department of Neurology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 West Gates, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Brain 134:2456-77. 2011
    ..Future studies will be needed to establish the reliability and specificity of these revised diagnostic guidelines...
  72. pmc Polypharmacy and potentially inappropriate medication use among community-dwelling elders with dementia
    Denys T Lau
    Buehler Center on Aging, Health and Society, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 24:56-63. 2010
    ..Ensuring appropriate medication use in this population is clinically important because of the significant risks for institutionalization...
  73. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic variability associated with progranulin haploinsufficiency in patients with the common 1477C-->T (Arg493X) mutation: an international initiative
    Rosa Rademakers
    Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Lancet Neurol 6:857-68. 2007
    ..The most common mutation in GRN is Arg493X. We aimed to establish the contribution of this mutation to FTLD and related disorders...
  74. ncbi request reprint Mutations in progranulin are a major cause of ubiquitin-positive frontotemporal lobar degeneration
    Jennifer Gass
    Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 15:2988-3001. 2006
    ..Neuropathological examination showed FTLD with ubiquitin-positive cytoplasmic and intranuclear inclusions in all PGRN mutation carriers...
  75. ncbi request reprint Is adaptation of the word accentuation test of premorbid intelligence necessary for use among older, Spanish-speaking immigrants in the United States?
    Robert W Schrauf
    Department of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    J Int Neuropsychol Soc 12:391-9. 2006
    ..Regression equations are provided for estimating BWM-R and Ravens scores from WAT scores...
  76. pmc TAR DNA-binding protein 43 immunohistochemistry reveals extensive neuritic pathology in FTLD-U: a midwest-southwest consortium for FTLD study
    Kimmo J Hatanpaa
    Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern School of Medicine, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 67:271-9. 2008
    ..Moreover, assessment of abnormalities in both the hippocampus and frontal cortex may be diagnostically important in FTLD-U...
  77. ncbi request reprint The L266V tau mutation is associated with frontotemporal dementia and Pick-like 3R and 4R tauopathy
    Marion Hogg
    Neurogenetics Laboratory, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Acta Neuropathol 106:323-36. 2003
    ..In addition, the results of the RD3 and ET3 immunostains clearly explain for the first time the presence of both 3R and 4R tau isoforms in preparations of insoluble tau from some Pick's disease cases...
  78. ncbi request reprint A clinical trial of bromocriptine for treatment of primary progressive aphasia
    Deborah A Reed
    Ann Neurol 56:750. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint The Uniform Data Set (UDS): clinical and cognitive variables and descriptive data from Alzheimer Disease Centers
    John C Morris
    Washington University, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:210-6. 2006
    ..Data obtained with the UDS are submitted to the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center and represent a unique and valuable source of data to support and stimulate collaborative research...
  80. ncbi request reprint Serum alpha-tocopherol, concurrent and past vitamin E intake, and mild cognitive impairment
    Julie E Dunn
    New England Research Institutes, Watertown, MA, USA
    Neurology 68:670-6. 2007
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  81. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic criteria for the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD): current limitations and future directions
    Katya Rascovsky
    Memory and Aging Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 21:S14-8. 2007
    ..In this article, we discuss the limitations of current diagnostic criteria and propose the establishment of an international consortium to revise diagnostic and research criteria for the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia...