Aging and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Research in this area focuses on understanding the biological, behavioral, and social determinants of age-related health that can impact physical and cognitive function, chronic conditions, quality of life and mental health. It also explores the etiology, management and prevention of neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Malinee Neelamegam
Dr. Uyen-Sa Nguyen
Dr. Zhengyang Zhou
- Neelamegam, M, Zgibor, J, Chen, H, et al. Trends in anticholinergic and opioid dispensing in older adults from 2004 to 2015: Results from the Personality and Total Health (PATH) Through Life Study. Australas J Ageing. 2021; 40: e173– e177. https://doi.org/10.1111/ajag.12915
- Neelamegam, M., Zgibor, J., Chen, H., O’rourke, K., Bakour, C., Rajaram, L., & Anstey, K. J. (2020). The effect of cumulative anticholinergic use on the cognitive function of older adults: results from the Personality and Total Health (PATH) through life study. The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, 75(9), 1706-1714. https://doi.org/10.1093/gerona/glaa145
- Nguyen USDT, Quach L, Tran TV. (2020) Social Stress. In: Gu D., Dupre M. (eds) Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging. Springer, Cham.
- Wang Y, Nguyen UDT, Lane NE, Lu N, Wei J, Lei G, Zeng C, Zhang Y. Knee osteoarthritis, potential mediators, and risk of all-cause mortality: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Arthritis Care & Research (Hoboken). 2021:73(4):566-573. doi: 10.1002/acr.24151.