• 667 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20112020

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Area of Expertise

My area of expertise is in translational aging research. I am the Co-I of Health & Aging Brain among Latino Elders (HABLE) study (R01AG054073) and the Director of the Clinical and Outreach cores for this study. I have spent a great deal of time studying factors related to cognitive loss among Mexican-Americans with a specific emphasis on the link between depression and cognition. I have developed and cross-validated a depressive endophenotype (DepE) of cognitive aging across multiple national and international cohorts. This work has been translated into a proof of concept clinical trial (The DEMO trial). The DEMO trial utilizes a precision medicine approach to identify those individuals more likely to benefit from antidepressant treatment for prevention of memory loss and potentially Alzheimer’s disease.

Education/Academic qualification

BSW in Psychology, Louisiana State University

MSW, Louisiana State University

PhD in Social Work, University of Texas at Arlington

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Research Output

  • 667 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 2 Short survey
  • 1 Review article
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.

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    Open Access
  • Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    A proteomic signature for dementia with Lewy bodies

    O'Bryant, S. E., Ferman, T. J., Zhang, F., Hall, J., Pedraza, O., Wszolek, Z. K., Como, T., Julovich, D., Mattevada, S., Johnson, L. A., Edwards, M. & Graff-Radford, N. R., Dec 2019, In : Alzheimer's and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment and Disease Monitoring. 11, p. 270-276 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 3 Scopus citations