David A Drachman

Summary

Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking Alzheimer's disease: the role of age-related changes
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 7:265-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Memory and the brain: beyond intracranial phrenology
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:269-73. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The amyloid hypothesis, time to move on: Amyloid is the downstream result, not cause, of Alzheimer's disease
    David A Drachman
    UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 10:372-80. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "a roadmap for the prevention of dementia: the inaugural Leon Thal Symposium." Prevention of dementia: roadmap or maintenance manual?
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 4:169-70. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Aging of the brain, entropy, and Alzheimer disease
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Neurology 67:1340-52. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Robert Katzman and Alzheimer's disease: an appreciation
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S29-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for dementia in "real world" settings: the cognitive assessment screening test: CAST
    Joan M Swearer
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:128-35. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Nature or nurture: education and the trajectory of declining brain function with age and Alzheimer disease
    David A Drachman
    Neurology 70:1725-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Hat size, brain size, intelligence, and dementia: what morphometry can tell us about brain function and disease
    David A Drachman
    Neurology 59:156-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Novel ubiquitin neuropathology in frontotemporal dementia with valosin-containing protein gene mutations
    Mark S Forman
    Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 65:571-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Rethinking Alzheimer's disease: the role of age-related changes
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 7:265-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Memory and the brain: beyond intracranial phrenology
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 8:269-73. 2008
  3. doi request reprint The amyloid hypothesis, time to move on: Amyloid is the downstream result, not cause, of Alzheimer's disease
    David A Drachman
    UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 10:372-80. 2014
    ..With impaired microvasculature, a lack of vascular endothelial-derived trophic factors and decreased cerebral blood flow cause the atrophy of neural structures. Therapeutic strategies should focus on supporting normal angiogenesis. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary on "a roadmap for the prevention of dementia: the inaugural Leon Thal Symposium." Prevention of dementia: roadmap or maintenance manual?
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Alzheimers Dement 4:169-70. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Aging of the brain, entropy, and Alzheimer disease
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Neurology 67:1340-52. 2006
    ..The role of amyloid is seen as one element in the larger network of senescent changes involving the aging brain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Robert Katzman and Alzheimer's disease: an appreciation
    David A Drachman
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 20:S29-30. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Screening for dementia in "real world" settings: the cognitive assessment screening test: CAST
    Joan M Swearer
    Department of Neurology, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Clin Neuropsychol 16:128-35. 2002
    ..The CAST was both sensitive and specific and showed reliability on retesting. The CAST is both simpler to administer and more accurate than other screening tests for elderly subjects...
  8. doi request reprint Nature or nurture: education and the trajectory of declining brain function with age and Alzheimer disease
    David A Drachman
    Neurology 70:1725-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Hat size, brain size, intelligence, and dementia: what morphometry can tell us about brain function and disease
    David A Drachman
    Neurology 59:156-7. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Novel ubiquitin neuropathology in frontotemporal dementia with valosin-containing protein gene mutations
    Mark S Forman
    Department of Pathology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol 65:571-81. 2006
    ..Our findings are consistent with the hypothesis that the pathology associated with VCP gene mutations is the result of impairment of ubiquitin-based degradation pathways...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do we have brain to spare?
    David A Drachman
    Neurology 64:2004-5. 2005
  12. ncbi request reprint The aging factor in health and disease: the promise of basic research on aging
    Robert N Butler
    International Longevity Center USA, Alliance for Health and the Future, and Department of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10028, USA
    Aging Clin Exp Res 16:104-11; discussion 111-2. 2004
  13. ncbi request reprint The optic nerve: a window into diseases of the brain?
    Neil Miller
    Neurology 67:1742-3. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint The treatment of Alzheimer's disease: where have we been, and where are we going?
    David A Drachman
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 17:133-4. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Dementia, butterfly ballots, and voter competence
    Victor W Henderson
    Neurology 58:995-6. 2002