VALERIE CARDENAS-NICOLSON

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Deformation-based morphometry of brain changes in alcohol dependence and abstinence
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Center for the Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, NCIRE, CA 94121, USA
    Neuroimage 34:879-87. 2007
  2. pmc Deformation-based morphometry reveals brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:873-7. 2007
  3. pmc Brain atrophy associated with baseline and longitudinal measures of cognition
    V A Cardenas
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 32:572-80. 2011
  4. pmc Evidence for ongoing brain injury in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapy
    V A Cardenas
    University of California, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Neurovirol 15:324-33. 2009
  5. pmc Brain morphology at entry into treatment for alcohol dependence is related to relapse propensity
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:561-7. 2011
  6. pmc Changes in brain anatomy during the course of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Valerie A Cardenas
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, CA 94121 United States
    Psychiatry Res 193:93-100. 2011
  7. pmc Involvement of the thalamocortical network in TLE with and without mesiotemporal sclerosis
    Susanne G Mueller
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco, California, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1436-45. 2010
  8. pmc Influences of lobar gray matter and white matter lesion load on cognition and mood
    Susanne G Mueller
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, VAMC University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    Psychiatry Res 181:90-6. 2010
  9. pmc Requiring an amyloid-beta1-42 biomarker for prodromal Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment does not lead to more efficient clinical trials
    Lon S Schneider
    Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 6:367-77. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Free Tools for High Resolution Voxel-wise Morphometric Analysis
    Valerie Cardenas Nicolson; Fiscal Year: 2007

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Deformation-based morphometry of brain changes in alcohol dependence and abstinence
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Center for the Imaging of Neurodegenerative Disease, San Francisco VA Medical Center, Department of Radiology, University of California, San Francisco, NCIRE, CA 94121, USA
    Neuroimage 34:879-87. 2007
    ..Abstinence-associated tissue volume gains are significant in focal parts of the fronto-ponto-cerebellar circuit that is adversely affected by heavy drinking...
  2. pmc Deformation-based morphometry reveals brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Magnetic Resonance Unit, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Neurol 64:873-7. 2007
    ..To compare deformation-based maps of local anatomical size between subjects with frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and healthy subjects to identify regions of the brain involved in FTD...
  3. pmc Brain atrophy associated with baseline and longitudinal measures of cognition
    V A Cardenas
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 32:572-80. 2011
    ..These findings suggest that baseline volumes of prefrontal and temporal regions may underlie continuing cognitive decline due to aging, pathology, or both in non-demented elderly individuals...
  4. pmc Evidence for ongoing brain injury in human immunodeficiency virus-positive patients treated with antiretroviral therapy
    V A Cardenas
    University of California, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Neurovirol 15:324-33. 2009
    ..Therefore, HIV+ individuals on ART should be monitored for cognitive decline, and treatments that reduce ongoing neurological injury should be considered...
  5. pmc Brain morphology at entry into treatment for alcohol dependence is related to relapse propensity
    Valerie A Cardenas
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:561-7. 2011
    ..We examined whether any differences in brain volumes at entry into alcohol dependence treatment differentiate subsequent Abstainers from Relapsers...
  6. pmc Changes in brain anatomy during the course of posttraumatic stress disorder
    Valerie A Cardenas
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, CA 94121 United States
    Psychiatry Res 193:93-100. 2011
    ..Lastly, for the sample as a whole, greater rates of brain atrophy were associated with greater rates of decline in verbal memory and delayed facial recognition...
  7. pmc Involvement of the thalamocortical network in TLE with and without mesiotemporal sclerosis
    Susanne G Mueller
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, San Francisco, California, USA
    Epilepsia 51:1436-45. 2010
    ..This study investigated how structural abnormalities in the focus, ipsilateral thalamus and extrafocal cortical structures relate to each other in TLE with mesiotemporal sclerosis (TLE-MTS) and without hippocampal sclerosis (TLE-no)...
  8. pmc Influences of lobar gray matter and white matter lesion load on cognition and mood
    Susanne G Mueller
    Center for Imaging of Neurodegenerative Diseases, VAMC University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA, 94121, USA
    Psychiatry Res 181:90-6. 2010
    ..Cognitive function is associated with GM atrophy and depressed mood is associated with frontal WML. This indicates that although both often occur together, depressed mood and cognitive impairment have different pathological correlates...
  9. pmc Requiring an amyloid-beta1-42 biomarker for prodromal Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment does not lead to more efficient clinical trials
    Lon S Schneider
    Department of Psychiatry, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 6:367-77. 2010
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Research Grants1

  1. Free Tools for High Resolution Voxel-wise Morphometric Analysis
    Valerie Cardenas Nicolson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..3) Expand the number of allowable file formats for reading and writing image files. (4) Create a graphical user interface. (5) Write a user manual describing how to use our voxel-wise morphometric analysis software. ..