Cassandra Szoeke

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Melbourne Hospital
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Update on pharmacogenetics in epilepsy: a brief review
    Cassandra E I Szoeke
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 5:189-96. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the prevalence of osteoarthritis in healthy middle-aged women: data from the longitudinal Melbourne Women's Midlife Health Project
    C E I Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Bone 39:1149-55. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between prospectively assessed body weight and physical activity and prevalence of radiological knee osteoarthritis in postmenopausal women
    Cassandra Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1835-40. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Aβ amyloid, cognition, and APOE genotype in healthy older adults
    Yen Ying Lim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Alzheimers Dement 9:538-45. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Use of the CogState Brief Battery in the assessment of Alzheimer's disease related cognitive impairment in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study
    Yen Ying Lim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:345-58. 2012
  6. pmc Incidence of cerebral microbleeds in preclinical Alzheimer disease
    Paul A Yates
    From the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET P A Y, V L V, C C R, Austin Health, Heidelberg The University of Melbourne P A Y, P M D, C S, C C R, Parkville Department of Radiology P M D, P M P, C S, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville National Ageing Research Institute D A, Parkville CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship O S, Parkville Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health K A E, C L M, V L V, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age K A E, D A, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Kew, Victoria Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer s Disease Research and Care R N M, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Australia
    Neurology 82:1266-73. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Autobiographical narratives relate to Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in older adults
    Rachel F Buckley
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:1737-46. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Rates of diagnostic transition and cognitive change at 18-month follow-up among 1,112 participants in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL)
    Kathryn A Ellis
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne St Vincent s Aged Psychiatry Service, St George s Hospital, Kew, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:543-54. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Amyloid β deposition, neurodegeneration, and cognitive decline in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: a prospective cohort study
    Victor L Villemagne
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 12:357-67. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Executive functions in recently postmenopausal women: absence of strong association with serum gonadal steroids
    Joanne Ryan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res 1379:199-205. 2011

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Update on pharmacogenetics in epilepsy: a brief review
    Cassandra E I Szoeke
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 5:189-96. 2006
    ..Future directions for research and the application of this technology to the clinical practice of individualising treatment for epilepsy are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the prevalence of osteoarthritis in healthy middle-aged women: data from the longitudinal Melbourne Women's Midlife Health Project
    C E I Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3050, Australia
    Bone 39:1149-55. 2006
    ..Never having used hormone therapy was a risk factor for radiological hand and knee OA. Further work will be needed to determine whether modification of these factors can prevent the development of OA...
  3. ncbi request reprint The relationship between prospectively assessed body weight and physical activity and prevalence of radiological knee osteoarthritis in postmenopausal women
    Cassandra Szoeke
    Office for Gender and Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Rheumatol 33:1835-40. 2006
    ..To determine the effect of weight and physical activity on the prevalence of radiological knee osteoarthritis (OA) in a cohort of middle-aged women...
  4. doi request reprint Aβ amyloid, cognition, and APOE genotype in healthy older adults
    Yen Ying Lim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia
    Alzheimers Dement 9:538-45. 2013
    ..Further, when demographic variables were controlled, the influence of APOE ε4 on the relationship between cerebral Aβ and cognition dissipated...
  5. doi request reprint Use of the CogState Brief Battery in the assessment of Alzheimer's disease related cognitive impairment in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study
    Yen Ying Lim
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 34:345-58. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the CogState Brief Battery can be used to screen for AD-related cognitive changes...
  6. pmc Incidence of cerebral microbleeds in preclinical Alzheimer disease
    Paul A Yates
    From the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET P A Y, V L V, C C R, Austin Health, Heidelberg The University of Melbourne P A Y, P M D, C S, C C R, Parkville Department of Radiology P M D, P M P, C S, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville National Ageing Research Institute D A, Parkville CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship O S, Parkville Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health K A E, C L M, V L V, The University of Melbourne, Parkville Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age K A E, D A, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Kew, Victoria Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer s Disease Research and Care R N M, School of Exercise, Biomedical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Australia
    Neurology 82:1266-73. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the incidence and associations of lobar microbleeds (LMBs) in a longitudinal cohort with (11)C-Pittsburgh compound B (PiB) PET imaging...
  7. doi request reprint Autobiographical narratives relate to Alzheimer's disease biomarkers in older adults
    Rachel F Buckley
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:1737-46. 2014
    ..Autobiographical memory (ABM), personal semantic memory (PSM), and autonoetic consciousness are affected in individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) but their relationship with Alzheimer's disease (AD) biomarkers are unclear...
  8. doi request reprint Rates of diagnostic transition and cognitive change at 18-month follow-up among 1,112 participants in the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL)
    Kathryn A Ellis
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne St Vincent s Aged Psychiatry Service, St George s Hospital, Kew, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 26:543-54. 2014
    ..The first aim was to compute rates of transition from HC to MCI, and MCI to AD. The second aim was to characterize the cognitive profiles of individuals who transitioned to a more severe disease stage compared with those who did not...
  9. doi request reprint Amyloid β deposition, neurodegeneration, and cognitive decline in sporadic Alzheimer's disease: a prospective cohort study
    Victor L Villemagne
    Department of Nuclear Medicine and Centre for PET, Austin Health, Melbourne, VIC 3084, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 12:357-67. 2013
    ..We aimed to use longitudinal data to calculate the rates of amyloid β (Aβ) deposition, cerebral atrophy, and cognitive decline...
  10. doi request reprint Executive functions in recently postmenopausal women: absence of strong association with serum gonadal steroids
    Joanne Ryan
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Brain Res 1379:199-205. 2011
    ..In recently postmenopausal women not receiving hormone therapy, serum concentrations of estrone, estradiol and testosterone, and the testosterone/estradiol ratio are not strongly associated with executive functions...
  11. doi request reprint Addressing population aging and Alzheimer's disease through the Australian imaging biomarkers and lifestyle study: collaboration with the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative
    Kathryn A Ellis
    Department of Psychiatry, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, University of Melbourne, Kew, Victoria, Australia
    Alzheimers Dement 6:291-6. 2010
    ..Cross-sectional analysis of baseline data is revealing links between cognition, brain amyloid burden, structural brain changes, biomarkers, and lifestyle...
  12. doi request reprint Personal memory function in mild cognitive impairment and subjective memory complaints: results from the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers, and Lifestyle (AIBL) Study of Ageing
    Rachel F Buckley
    Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 40:551-61. 2014
    ..Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is routinely diagnosed with the aid of neuropsychological tests, which do not tap the ABM and PSM domains...
  13. doi request reprint Anxiety symptoms, cerebral amyloid burden and memory decline in healthy older adults without dementia: 3-year prospective cohort study
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Robert H Pietrzak, PhD, MPH, J Cobb Scott, PhD, United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Neurosciences Division, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven and Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Alexander Neumeister, MD, Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA Yen Ying Lim, PhD, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, Victoria, Australia David Ames, MD, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Kew and National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Australia Kathryn A Ellis, PhD, The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Parkville, Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, St Vincent s Health, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Kew and National Ageing Research Institute, Parkville, Victoria, Pest Infestation Laboratory
    Br J Psychiatry 204:400-1. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to mitigate anxiety symptoms may help delay memory decline in otherwise healthy older adults with elevated beta-amyloid. ..
  14. pmc Protocol for a randomized controlled trial evaluating the effect of physical activity on delaying the progression of white matter changes on MRI in older adults with memory complaints and mild cognitive impairment: the AIBL Active trial
    Elizabeth V Cyarto
    National Ageing Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 12:167. 2012
    ..The aim of AIBL Active is to determine whether a 24-month physical activity program can delay the progression of white matter changes on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  15. doi request reprint Oestrogen alpha-receptor variant and two-year memory decline in midlife Australian women
    Chad A Bousman
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Neuropsychobiology 66:259-65. 2012
    ..To prospectively examine the influence of the oestrogen-α receptor (ESR1)PvuII polymorphism on changes in memory performance over a 2-year period among 80 midlife postmenopausal Australian women...
  16. doi request reprint Predictive Factors for Verbal Memory Performance Over Decades of Aging: Data from the Women's Healthy Ageing Project
    Cassandra Szoeke
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 24:857-67. 2016
    ..In this article we examine the timing and exposure of factors contributing to verbal memory performance in later life...
  17. doi request reprint Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and cognition in midlife, post-menopausal women
    Charlene K Z Chua
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Neurobiol Aging 35:1654-5. 2014
    ..These findings fail to support the view that DHEAS is substantially related to cognitive function in midlife, post-menopausal women...
  18. doi request reprint Patterns of social engagement in the transition to later life
    Katherine Burn
    Department of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 88:90-5. 2016
    ..This is particularly important for women, who are heavily dependent on social relationships and are more influenced by social losses and change...
  19. doi request reprint Prehypertension in midlife is associated with worse cognition a decade later in middle-aged and older women
    Karren H M Chen
    School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Age Ageing 44:439-45. 2015
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  20. doi request reprint Among vitamin B12 deficient older people, high folate levels are associated with worse cognitive function: combined data from three cohorts
    Eileen M Moore
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic, Australia Barwon Health, Geelong, Vic, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 39:661-8. 2014
    ..Given the prevalence of low vitamin B12 levels among the elderly, and the global deployment of food fortification programs, investigation of the associations between cognitive impairment, vitamin B12, and folate are needed...
  21. pmc A prospective study of the association between endogenous hormones and depressive symptoms in postmenopausal women
    Joanne Ryan
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Menopause 16:509-17. 2009
    ..Across a woman's lifetime, variations in hormone levels are known to influence mood and well-being. Whether absolute or changes in hormone levels over time are associated with depression among postmenopausal women remains unclear...
  22. doi request reprint Grand-parenting for healthy ageing in women: Fact or fiction?
    Stephen Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 92:130-3. 2016
    ..Grand-parenting is one of the most popular sources of childcare in the world and therefore research investigating this role is of vital significance. ..
  23. doi request reprint The Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle (AIBL) study of aging: methodology and baseline characteristics of 1112 individuals recruited for a longitudinal study of Alzheimer's disease
    Kathryn A Ellis
    Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, St Vincent s Aged Psychiatry Service, St George s Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Int Psychogeriatr 21:672-87. 2009
    ..This paper describes the recruitment of the cohort and gives information about the study methodology, baseline demography, diagnoses, medical comorbidities, medication use, and cognitive function of the participants...