• 1853 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
20062020

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Area of Expertise

The focus of my research over the past few years has been on Alzheimer’s disease and the identification of blood-based biomarkers that can be used in the early diagnosis of the disease. I have focused on investigating risk factors for cognitive decline and dementia in the Mexican-American elderly. I have also investigated the occurrence and identification of factors leading to neuropsychiatric symptoms of Alzheimer’s such as depression, anxiety, and inappropriate behavior. Alzheimer’s is a major public health concern, and developing accessible means to predict the disease and potentially allow for intervention to prevent or slow the disease is of upmost importance. Additionally, being able to identify those with the disease who are most likely to develop neuropsychiatric symptoms (the primary cause of caregiver stress and nursing home placement) can lead to early intervention and provide the groundwork for understanding the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia. Developing treatment approaches for the pre-clinical stage of Alzheimer’s disease to reduce the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases is crucial to our aging population.

Education/Academic qualification

BA in History, University of Iowa

PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno

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Research Output

  • 1853 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 2 Review article
  • 1 Short survey
Open Access
  • Factores de riesgo cardiovascular en Estados Unidos y México: Comparación de los estudios hable y enasem

    Translated title of the contribution: Cardiovascular risk factors in Mexico and the United States: A comparative cross-sectional study between the hable and MHAS participantsVintimilla, R., Reyes, M., Johnson, L., Hall, J. & O’bryant, S., 1 Jan 2020, In : Gaceta medica de Mexico. 156, 1, p. 16-20 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Human plasma biomarker responses to inhalational general anaesthesia without surgery

    Deiner, S., Baxter, M. G., Mincer, J. S., Sano, M., Hall, J., Mohammed, I., O'Bryant, S., Zetterberg, H., Blennow, K. & Eckenhoff, R., Sep 2020, In : British journal of anaesthesia. 125, 3, p. 282-290 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Intermittent Hypoxia Training for Treating Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Pilot Study

    Wang, H., Shi, X., Schenck, H., Hall, J. R., Ross, S. E., Kline, G. P., Chen, S., Mallet, R. T. & Chen, P., 1 Jan 2020, In : American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. 35, p. 1533317519896725

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    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations