Caterina Rosano

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between lower digit symbol substitution test score and slower gait and greater risk of mortality and of developing incident disability in well-functioning older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1618-25. 2008
  2. pmc Aging, the central nervous system, and mobility
    Andrea L Rosso
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 507, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1379-86. 2013
  3. pmc Long-term survival in adults 65 years and older with white matter hyperintensity: association with performance on the digit symbol substitution test
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:624-31. 2013
  4. pmc Slower gait, slower information processing and smaller prefrontal area in older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Age Ageing 41:58-64. 2012
  5. pmc Aortic pulse wave velocity predicts focal white matter hyperintensities in a biracial cohort of older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Hypertension 61:160-5. 2013
  6. pmc Patterns of focal gray matter atrophy are associated with bradykinesia and gait disturbances in older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 512, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:957-62. 2012
  7. pmc Neuroimaging differences between older adults with maintained versus declining cognition over a 10-year period
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 12513, United States
    Neuroimage 62:307-13. 2012
  8. pmc Special article: gait measures indicate underlying focal gray matter atrophy in the brain of older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1380-8. 2008
  9. pmc Magnetization transfer imaging, white matter hyperintensities, brain atrophy and slower gait in older men and women
    Caterina Rosano
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1197-204. 2010
  10. pmc High blood pressure accelerates gait slowing in well-functioning older adults over 18-years of follow-up
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:390-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications59

  1. pmc Association between lower digit symbol substitution test score and slower gait and greater risk of mortality and of developing incident disability in well-functioning older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1618-25. 2008
    ....
  2. pmc Aging, the central nervous system, and mobility
    Andrea L Rosso
    Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 507, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:1379-86. 2013
    ..Understanding how changes in the CNS contribute to mobility limitations has the potential to inform future intervention studies...
  3. pmc Long-term survival in adults 65 years and older with white matter hyperintensity: association with performance on the digit symbol substitution test
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 75:624-31. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Slower gait, slower information processing and smaller prefrontal area in older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Age Ageing 41:58-64. 2012
    ..Understanding slowing gait could help improve function in older age. We examine whether the association between smaller PFAv and slower gait is explained by lower performance on numerous neuropsychological tests...
  5. pmc Aortic pulse wave velocity predicts focal white matter hyperintensities in a biracial cohort of older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Hypertension 61:160-5. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Patterns of focal gray matter atrophy are associated with bradykinesia and gait disturbances in older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 512, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:957-62. 2012
    ..Identify the neuroimaging correlates of parkinsonian signs in older adults living in the community...
  7. pmc Neuroimaging differences between older adults with maintained versus declining cognition over a 10-year period
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 12513, United States
    Neuroimage 62:307-13. 2012
    ..This study aims to identify the neuroimaging correlates of maintenance of higher global cognition as measured by the Modified Mini Mental State Test (3 MS) score...
  8. pmc Special article: gait measures indicate underlying focal gray matter atrophy in the brain of older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:1380-8. 2008
    ..Our objective was to identify the spatial distribution of focal atrophy within mobility-related brain regions in relationship with quantitative gait characteristics...
  9. pmc Magnetization transfer imaging, white matter hyperintensities, brain atrophy and slower gait in older men and women
    Caterina Rosano
    University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Neurobiol Aging 31:1197-204. 2010
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  10. pmc High blood pressure accelerates gait slowing in well-functioning older adults over 18-years of follow-up
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:390-7. 2011
    ..To examine whether the association between hypertension and decline in gait speed is significant in well-functioning older adults and whether other health-related factors, such as brain, kidney, and heart function, can explain it...
  11. pmc Gait variability is associated with subclinical brain vascular abnormalities in high-functioning older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:193-200. 2007
    ..The brain anatomical correlates of gait variability have not been studied in high-functioning community-dwelling older adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint A regions-of-interest volumetric analysis of mobility limitations in community-dwelling older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:1048-55. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between gray matter volumes of regions related to motor control, gait, and balance and whether this association is independent of burden of white matter hyperintensities...
  13. pmc Psychomotor speed and functional brain MRI 2 years after completing a physical activity treatment
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Street, Room 512, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 65:639-47. 2010
    ..It is not known whether these associations are also significant for longer-term adherence to moderate-intensity activities...
  14. ncbi request reprint Focal atrophy and cerebrovascular disease increase dementia risk among cognitively normal older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennysylvania, USA
    J Neuroimaging 17:148-55. 2007
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  15. ncbi request reprint The human precentral sulcus: chemoarchitecture of a region corresponding to the frontal eye fields
    Caterina Rosano
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 Bellefield, 519, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Brain Res 972:16-30. 2003
    ..These specific chemoarchitectural features may differentiate the location of the human FEF from rostral cortical regions and support the functions for which it is specialized...
  16. ncbi request reprint Subclinical brain magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities predict physical functional decline in high-functioning older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:649-54. 2005
    ..To determine whether severity of subclinical brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities predicts incident self-reported physical impairment or rate of decline in motor performance...
  17. ncbi request reprint Association between physical and cognitive function in healthy elderly: the health, aging and body composition study
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 24:8-14. 2005
    ..Longitudinal studies are needed to determine the direction of causality in this relationship...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and risk of Alzheimer's disease
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neurol Res 28:612-20. 2006
    ..This review will examine the evidence for these associations and possible pathogenetic pathways. Clinical relevance and implications of these associations will also be discussed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Quantitative measures of gait characteristics indicate prevalence of underlying subclinical structural brain abnormalities in high-functioning older adults
    Caterina Rosano
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 26:52-60. 2006
    ..In summary, in this group of high-functioning older adults, poorer gait speed, shorter stride and longer double support time are associated with high white matter disease and subclinical strokes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery calcium: associations with brain magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities and cognitive status
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:609-15. 2005
    ..To evaluate the association between coronary atherosclerosis and subclinical brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities and between coronary atherosclerosis and abnormal cognitive function (dementia/mild cognitive impairment)...
  21. pmc Gait speed predicts decline in attention and psychomotor speed in older adults: the health aging and body composition study
    Marco Inzitari
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:156-62. 2007
    ..Gait speed is cross-sectionally associated with attention and psychomotor speed in older community dwellers. It is unclear if gait speed predicts decline in these cognitive domains over time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Multitasking: association between poorer performance and a history of recurrent falls
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:570-6. 2007
    ..To examine the association between poorer performance on concurrent walking and reaction time and recurrent falls...
  23. pmc Total and regional adiposity and cognitive change in older adults: The Health, Aging and Body Composition (ABC) study
    Alka M Kanaya
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Arch Neurol 66:329-35. 2009
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  24. pmc Executive control function, brain activation and white matter hyperintensities in older adults
    Vijay K Venkatraman
    Department of Bioengineering, School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Neuroimage 49:3436-42. 2010
    ..It is not clear whether greater fMRI activation indicates a strategy to compensate for underlying brain structural abnormalities while maintaining higher performance...
  25. pmc Event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging investigation of executive control in very old individuals with mild cognitive impairment
    Caterina Rosano
    School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 57:761-7. 2005
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  26. pmc Relationship between vitamin B12 and sensory and motor peripheral nerve function in older adults
    Kira Leishear
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:1057-63. 2012
    ..To examine whether deficient B12 status or low serum B12 levels are associated with worse sensory and motor peripheral nerve function in older adults...
  27. pmc White matter hyperintensities, exercise, and improvement in gait speed: does type of gait rehabilitation matter?
    Neelesh K Nadkarni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:686-93. 2013
    ..To examine whether white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) on brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in tracts in older adults with mobility impairment are linked to outcomes of gait rehabilitation interventions...
  28. ncbi request reprint Limited literacy in older people and disparities in health and healthcare access
    Rebecca L Sudore
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:770-6. 2006
    ..To determine the relationship between health literacy, demographics, and access to health care...
  29. pmc Markers of cholesterol metabolism in the brain show stronger associations with cerebrovascular disease than Alzheimer's disease
    Timothy M Hughes
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 30:53-61. 2012
    ..Measurement of oxysterols may provide information about cholesterol metabolism and brain disease over the cognitive impairment process...
  30. pmc Delays in auditory-cued step initiation are related to increased volume of white matter hyperintensities in older adults
    Patrick J Sparto
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, 6035 Forbes Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Exp Brain Res 188:633-40. 2008
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  31. pmc Arterial stiffness and cognitive decline in well-functioning older adults
    Nora L Watson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 3545, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:1336-42. 2011
    ..Few studies of older adults have evaluated the association of central arterial stiffness with longitudinal cognitive decline...
  32. pmc Higher step length variability indicates lower gray matter integrity of selected regions in older adults
    Andrea L Rosso
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA Electronic address
    Gait Posture 40:225-30. 2014
    ..These findings support previous research indicating a role for cognitive function in motor control. Higher SLV may indicate focal neuropathology in those without diagnosed neurologic disease. ..
  33. pmc Vitamin B12 and homocysteine levels and 6-year change in peripheral nerve function and neurological signs
    Kira Leishear
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:537-43. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether changes in B12 or Hcy levels are associated with longitudinal changes in peripheral nerve function and clinical neurological signs and symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Reciprocal influence of concurrent walking and cognitive testing on performance in older adults
    Kimberly A Faulkner
    University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Parran 509, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Gait Posture 24:182-9. 2006
    ..062). Findings suggest that walking requires significant cognitive resources among older adults and slower-walking adults and weaker adults may require higher cognitive loading while walking...
  35. pmc Lower Digit Symbol Substitution Score in the Oldest Old is Related to Magnetization Transfer and Diffusion Tensor Imaging of the White Matter
    Vijay K Venkatraman
    Department of Bioengineering, Swanson School of Engineering, University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Front Aging Neurosci 3:11. 2011
    ..Since processing slowing is a potent index of mortality and disability, these indices may serve as biomarkers in prevention or treatment trials of disability...
  36. pmc Gait speed and survival in older adults
    Stephanie Studenski
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geratric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JAMA 305:50-8. 2011
    ..Physical performance measures, such as gait speed, might help account for variability, allowing clinicians to make more individualized estimates...
  37. pmc Frontal gray matter atrophy in middle aged adults with type 1 diabetes is independent of cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes complications
    Timothy M Hughes
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    J Diabetes Complications 27:558-64. 2013
    ..g. fronto-subcortical networks; and if these differences are explained by cardiovascular risk factors and diabetes complications...
  38. ncbi request reprint Association Between Cerebellar Gray Matter Volumes, Gait Speed, and Information-Processing Ability in Older Adults Enrolled in the Health ABC Study
    Neelesh K Nadkarni
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:996-1003. 2014
    ..The cerebellum plays an important role in mobility and cognition. However, it is unclear which regions of the cerebellum are associated with gait speed and information-processing ability in older adults without overt brain damage...
  39. pmc The demographic and medical correlates of plasma aβ40 and aβ42
    Andrea L Metti
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Aging and Population Health, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 27:244-9. 2013
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  40. pmc Gain in adiposity across 15 years is associated with reduced gray matter volume in healthy women
    Isabella Soreca
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 71:485-90. 2009
    ..Cross-sectional results indicate that reduced GMV may be associated with excess body weight...
  41. pmc Anemia is associated with the progression of white matter disease in older adults with high blood pressure: the cardiovascular health study
    Marco Inzitari
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1867-72. 2008
    ..To investigate whether anemia predicts worsening white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) in older community-dwellers...
  42. pmc A fully automated method for quantifying and localizing white matter hyperintensities on MR images
    Minjie Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    Psychiatry Res 148:133-42. 2006
    ..Given the emergence of large NeuroImage databases, techniques, such as that described here, will allow for a better understanding of the relationship between WMHs and neuropsychiatric disorders...
  43. pmc White matter hyperintensity burden and disability in older adults: is chronic pain a contributor?
    Neilly Buckalew
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    PM R 5:471-80; quiz 480. 2013
    ..To secondarily compare WMH of the participants with CLBP with the pain-free controls...
  44. doi request reprint Brain cholesterol metabolism, oxysterols, and dementia
    Timothy M Hughes
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 33:891-911. 2013
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  45. pmc A protocol for a randomized clinical trial of interactive video dance: potential for effects on cognitive function
    Jelena Jovancevic
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    BMC Geriatr 12:23. 2012
    ..Most video games do not involve physical exercise, but some novel forms of interactive video games combine physical activity and cognitive challenge...
  46. pmc Arterial stiffness and gait speed in older adults with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Nora L Watson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Hypertens 24:90-5. 2011
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  47. ncbi request reprint Optimum template selection for atlas-based segmentation
    Minjie Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Neuroimage 34:1612-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, the improved accuracy of atlas-based segmentation using optimum templates approaches the accuracy of manual tracing, and thus is valid for automated brain imaging analyses...
  48. pmc A randomized trial of two forms of therapeutic activity to improve walking: effect on the energy cost of walking
    Jessie M VanSwearingen
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:1190-8. 2009
    ..Because walking may also be energy inefficient in people with decreased mobility, another approach is to reduce energy cost by improving timing and coordination (TC) of movement...
  49. pmc Type 2 diabetes and cognitive impairment: contributions from neuroimaging
    John P Ryan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol 27:47-55. 2014
    ..A primary focus of this article is the potential for neuroimaging to assist in understanding the mechanistic pathways that may provide translational opportunities for clinical intervention. ..
  50. pmc Maintaining brain health by monitoring inflammatory processes: a mechanism to promote successful aging
    Caterina Rosano
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Aging Dis 3:16-33. 2012
    ..Hence, we also identify plausible ways and novel experimental study designs of maintaining brain health late in age through interventions that target the immune system...
  51. ncbi request reprint Pursuit and saccadic eye movement subregions in human frontal eye field: a high-resolution fMRI investigation
    Caterina Rosano
    Neurobehavioral Studies Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Cereb Cortex 12:107-15. 2002
    ..These findings localize distinct pursuit and saccadic subregions of FEF in humans and demonstrate a high degree of homology in the organization of these FEF subregions in the human and the macaque monkey...
  52. doi request reprint Vascular disease and future risk of depressive symptomatology in older adults: findings from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Benjamin T Mast
    Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 64:320-6. 2008
    ..Although neuroimaging studies provide evidence for an association between depression and severity of vascular lesions in the brain, studies of depression and indicators of vascular risk have been less consistent...
  53. ncbi request reprint Myeloperoxidase polymorphism and cognitive decline in older adults in the Health, Aging, and Body Composition Study
    Sandra K Pope
    Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1084-90. 2006
    ..Interactions between MPO and race, sex, or the apolipoprotein gene were not significant. In this sample, MPO AA, associated with decreased production of myeloperoxidase, was found to be a risk factor for cognitive decline...
  54. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic differences in cognitive decline and the role of biomedical factors
    Annemarie Koster
    Department of Health Care Studies, Section Medical Sociology, Universiteit Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
    Ann Epidemiol 15:564-71. 2005
    ..This study examines the association between socioeconomic status and cognitive decline in a community-based cohort of well-functioning older adults and seeks to determine whether this link could be explained by biomedical factors...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cognitive function, gait speed decline, and comorbidities: the health, aging and body composition study
    Hal H Atkinson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:844-50. 2007
    ..This study examines the relationship between cognitive function and subsequent gait speed decline among high-functioning older adults...
  56. pmc Cystatin C as a marker of cognitive function in elders: findings from the health ABC study
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:798-802. 2008
    ..92; 95% confidence interval, 1.37-2.69; Digit Symbol Substitution: 38 vs 26%; odds ratio, 1.54; 95% confidence interval, 1.10-2.15)...
  57. pmc Limited literacy and mortality in the elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Rebecca L Sudore
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 21:806-12. 2006
    ..While limited literacy is common and its prevalence increases with age, no prospective study has assessed whether limited literacy is associated with mortality in older adults...
  58. pmc Scared to death: results from the Health, Aging, and Body Composition study
    Gretchen A Brenes
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:262-5. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if anxiety is associated with mortality and if race moderates and depression mediates this relationship...

Research Grants8

  1. Novel Brain Neuroimaging Markers of Age-Related Mobility Impairment
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Rosano's knowledge of longitudinal data analysis, will advance her expertise of cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques, and will strengthen her ability to independently execute large longitudinal epidemiological studies. ..
  2. Global vs. Focal Neuroimaging Markers of Dementia Risk
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Brain anatomical correlates of mobility control in the oldest old
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Brain anatomical correlates of mobility control in the oldest old
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2009
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  5. Brain anatomical correlates of mobility control in the oldest old
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  6. Imaging biomarkers of accelerated brain aging in Type-1 Diabetes
    Caterina Rosano; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to characterize the nature of accelerated brain aging in T1D (cerebral perfusion, neural activation and micro-structure level) and identify their determinants. ..