Sudha Seshadri, MD

Professor of Neurology

Phone: 61Sudha Seshadri7.414.1337
Fax: 617.638.8086
Email: suseshad@bu.edu
Location: Robinson, B602

 
 

Background

Dr. Sudha Seshadri completed her MBBS from the Christian Medical College, Madras University, and her MD in Internal Medicine and DM in Neurology from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India. Additionally, she has completed a Residency in Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine and a Fellowship in the Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer Disease at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. She has previously worked as Assistant Professor of Neurology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, and joined the Boston University School of Medicine’s Department of Neurology in May 2001 as Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology. She also serves as Co-Director of Medical Education for the Neurology Residency and Clerkship programs.

Research Interests

I have been an investigator at the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) since 1998, leading the clinical neurology and neurogenetics cores since 2005 and currently serve as PI on 3 R01 grants. As a board certified neurologist and Professor of Neurology at the Boston University School of Medicine, I run a Geriatric Memory Disorders and Dementia clinic, supervise a resident general neurology clinic and cover the in-patient, consult and emergency services for one month in each year. I also served as Co-Director of Medical Education for the Neurology Residency Program between 2005 and 2012. I was Director of the neurology segment of the Biology of Disease/ Disease and Therapy course for 2nd year medical students between 2008-2010 and have resumed this role for 2015. I currently spend 75% of my time on research and mentoring within the context of the Framingham study and serve as primary mentor for two post-doctoral research fellows and a junior faculty K23 awardee.

In my research capacity, I currently lead the clinical neurology and neurogenetics cores at the FHS, where we explore the cumulated and age-specific impacts of a wide variety of genomic and environmental risk factors underlying stroke, dementia and brain aging across 3 generations of participants. This entails undertaking brain MRI, cognitive tests, brain autopsies, biomarker, candidate gene, genome-wide association, sequencing and expression studies. At FHS, my key contributions have included updating the dementia database with improved tracking, review and new classification systems, studying novel biomarkers such as BDNF, NGF and beta-amyloid, and establishing a brain bank program. In addition I play a major role in consolidating, refining and expanding various aspects of the MRI and stroke databases. Further, as lead neurogenetics investigator I have funded whole exome sequencing on over 1300 Framingham Study participants.

My research focuses on 4 interrelated areas: (a) exploring the correlates of subclinical brain aging including establishing norms for brain MRI and cognitive test performance and relating these measures to novel risk factors (such as visceral fat mass), multiple circulating biomarkers and clinical and subclinical indices of vascular and metabolic disease; (b) the epidemiology of stroke and vascular cognitive impairment including the lifetime risk of stroke, cognitive decline and dementia following stroke, the role of parental stroke and midlife risk factors in determining late-life stroke risk and temporal trends in stroke risk over the past 50 years; (c) the epidemiology of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) including describing the lifetime risk of AD and relating traditional and novel biomarkers (homocysteine, lipids, diabetes, estrogen, bone mineral density, thyroid function, inflammation) to the risk of dementia and AD. I have been especially interested in exploring the role of reversible lifestyle, vascular and metabolic risk factors in determining dementia risk with a special focus on understanding the putative causal pathways and biomarkers, such as leptin and other adipokines, BDNF and other neurotrophic factors, in mediating this risk, and (d) understanding the genomic and epigenetic variation underlying brain aging, stroke, AD and vascular cognitive impairment.

My most significant research contributions have been (i) developing the concept of lifetime risk as applicable to dementia and other chronic diseases, (ii) helping to establish plasma homocysteine as an important risk marker for dementia and AD (including a first author paper in the NEJM in 2002 that has had over 1400 citations), (iii) relating low plasma leptin levels to the risk of dementia and AD (published in JAMA, 2009 as senior author), (iv) describing a novel gene, NINJ2, associated with ischemic stroke (NEJM, 2009 as corresponding author), (v) describing two genes, BIN1 and EXOCL2, associated with Alzheimer disease in the largest, multi-centric genome-wide association study to date (JAMA, 2010 as first author) and identifying novel genes underlying hippocampal volume in healthy adults (Nature Genetics, 2012 as Senior author).

I am currently a PI on 3 NIH funded grants, a key co-investigator on 7 grants (PI of subcontract on 2), and have over 150 peer-reviewed publications and reviews. I also established, partially fund and coordinate the neurology phenotype working group within the international Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) consortium started in January 2008. This consortium brings together investigators from several of the leading cohort studies, the FHS, the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC), the Cardiovascular Health study (CHS), the Rotterdam study, the Age, Gene, Environment Susceptibility- Reykjavik (AGES-Reykjavik) study and the Austrian Study for Prevention of Stroke (ASPS). In my capacity as coordinator of neuroCHARGE, I am also a founding member of the International Genomics of Alzheimer’s Project (IGAP) that brings together 4 major European and US groups who are currently the leaders in AD genomics research, am a PI of the Alzheimer Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP) that assesses rare genetic variation underlying PD in over 11,500 persons, a member of the Steering Committee for the International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC) and Vice-Chair of the METASTROKE consortium.

A particular emphasis of mine throughout my career has been and will continue to be mentoring younger colleagues at my own institution and around the world towards academic careers. Collectively, my mentees have over 40 first author papers that I mentored published in leading journals including JAMA, Archives of Internal Medicine, Archives of Neurology, Stroke and Neurology.ADC Role

Dr. Seshadri works to facilitate joint research between the ADC and the Framingham Heart Study. She also sees patients with memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease in her clinic at the Boston University Neurological Associates on Friday afternoons.

Awards/Memberships

Awards: E. Merck Gold Medal in Neurology and Allied Sciences.

Member: Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Neurology, American Medical Association, Massachusetts Medical Society, World Federation of Neurology, Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Society of India, Neurological Society of India, Indian Academy of Neurology, Scientific Council of American Stroke Association.

Recent Publications

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  • Dufouil C, Beiser AS, McClure LA, Wolf PA, Tzourio C, Howard VJ, Westwood AJ, Himali JJ, Sullivan LM, Aparicio HJ, Kelly-Hayes M, Ritchie K, Kase CS, Pikula A, Romero JR, D’Agostino RB, Samieri C, Vasan RS, Chêne G, Howard G, Seshadri S. A Revised Framingham Stroke Risk Profile to Reflect Temporal Trends. Circulation. 2017 Feb 03. PMID: 28159800.
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  • Romero JR, Preis SR, Beiser A, Himali JJ, Shoamanesh A, Wolf PA, Kase CS, Ramachandran VS, DeCarli C, Seshadri S. Cerebral Microbleeds as Predictors of Mortality: The Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2017 Jan 31. PMID: 28143923.
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  • Lubitz SA, Yin X, McManus DD, Weng LC, Aparicio HJ, Walkey AJ, Rafael Romero J, Kase CS, Ellinor PT, Wolf PA, Seshadri S, Benjamin EJ. Stroke as the Initial Manifestation of Atrial Fibrillation: The Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2017 Feb; 48(2):490-492. PMID: 28082669.
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  • Lioutas VA, Beiser A, Himali J, Aparicio H, Romero JR, DeCarli C, Seshadri S. Lacunar Infarcts and Intracerebral Hemorrhage Differences: A Nested Case-Control Analysis in the FHS (Framingham Heart Study). Stroke. 2017 Feb; 48(2):486-489. PMID: 28008091.
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  • Traylor M, Malik R, Nalls MA, Cotlarciuc I, Radmanesh F, Thorleifsson G, Hanscombe KB, Langefeld C, Saleheen D, Rost NS, Yet I, Spector TD, Bell JT, Hannon E, Mill J, Chauhan G, Debette S, Bis JC, Longstreth WT, Ikram MA, Launer LJ, Seshadri S. Genetic Variation at 16q24.2 is associated with small vessel stroke. Ann Neurol. 2016 Dec 20. PMID: 27997041.
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  • Snyder HM, Ahles T, Calderwood S, Carrillo MC, Chen H, Chang CH, Craft S, De Jager P, Driver JA, Fillit H, Knopman D, Lotze M, Tierney MC, Petanceska S, Saykin A, Seshadri S, Shineman D, Ganguli M. Exploring the nexus of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias with cancer and cancer therapies: A convening of the Alzheimer’s Association & Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation. Alzheimers Dement. 2016 Dec 18. PMID: 27998721.
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  • Smith EE, Saposnik G, Biessels GJ, Doubal FN, Fornage M, Gorelick PB, Greenberg SM, Higashida RT, Kasner SE, Seshadri S. Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Silent Cerebrovascular Disease: A Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. Stroke. 2017 Feb; 48(2):e44-e71. PMID: 27980126.
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  • Chauhan G, Debette S. Genetic Risk Factors for Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 Dec; 18(12):124. PMID: 27796860.
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  • Jakobsdottir J, van der Lee SJ, Bis JC, Chouraki V, Li-Kroeger D, Yamamoto S, Grove ML, Naj A, Vronskaya M, Salazar JL, DeStefano AL, Brody JA, Smith AV, Amin N, Sims R, Ibrahim-Verbaas CA, Choi SH, Satizabal CL, Lopez OL, Beiser A, Ikram MA, Garcia ME, Hayward C, Varga TV, Ripatti S, Franks PW, Hallmans G, Rolandsson O, Jansson JH, Porteous DJ, Salomaa V, Eiriksdottir G, Rice KM, Bellen HJ, Levy D, Uitterlinden AG, Emilsson V, Rotter JI, Aspelund T. Rare Functional Variant in TM2D3 is Associated with Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. PLoS Genet. 2016 Oct; 12(10):e1006327. PMID: 27764101.
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  • Rahman F, Himali JJ, Yin X, Beiser AS, Ellinor PT, Lubitz SA, Vasan RS, Magnani JW, McManus DD, Seshadri S, Benjamin EJ. Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor and risk of atrial fibrillation. Am Heart J. 2017 Jan; 183:69-73. PMID: 27979044.
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  • Iadecola C, Yaffe K, Biller J, Bratzke LC, Faraci FM, Gorelick PB, Gulati M, Kamel H, Knopman DS, Launer LJ, Saczynski JS, Seshadri S, Zeki Al Hazzouri A. Impact of Hypertension on Cognitive Function: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Hypertension. 2016 Dec; 68(6):e67-e94. PMID: 27977393.
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  • Adams HH, Hibar DP, Chouraki V, Stein JL, Nyquist PA, Rentería ME, Trompet S, Arias-Vasquez A, Seshadri S, Desrivières S, Beecham AH, Jahanshad N, Wittfeld K, Van der Lee SJ, Abramovic L, Alhusaini S, Amin N, Andersson M, Arfanakis K, Aribisala BS, Armstrong NJ, Athanasiu L, Axelsson T, Beiser A, Bernard M, Bis JC, Blanken LM, Blanton SH, Bohlken MM, Boks MP, Bralten J, Brickman AM, Carmichael O, Chakravarty MM, Chauhan G, Chen Q, Ching CR, Cuellar-Partida G, Braber AD, Doan NT, Ehrlich S, Filippi I, Ge T, Giddaluru S, Goldman AL, Gottesman RF, Greven CU, Grimm O, Griswold ME, Guadalupe T, Hass J, Haukvik UK, Hilal S, Hofer E, Hoehn D, Holmes AJ, Hoogman M, Janowitz D, Jia T, Kasperaviciute D, Kim S, Klein M, Kraemer B, Lee PH, Liao J, Liewald DC, Lopez LM, Luciano M, Macare C, Marquand A, Matarin M, Mather KA, Mattheisen M, Mazoyer B, McKay DR, McWhirter R, Milaneschi Y, Mirza-Schreiber N, Muetzel RL, Maniega SM, Nho K, Nugent AC, Loohuis LM, Oosterlaan J, Papmeyer M, Pappa I, Pirpamer L, Pudas S, Pütz B, Rajan KB, Ramasamy A, Richards JS, Risacher SL, Roiz-Santiañez R, Rommelse N, Rose EJ, Royle NA, Rundek T, Sämann PG, Satizabal CL, Schmaal L, Schork AJ, Shen L, Shin J, Shumskaya E, Smith AV, Sprooten E, Strike LT, Teumer A, Thomson R, Tordesillas-Gutierrez D, Toro R, Trabzuni D, Vaidya D, Van der Grond J, Van der Meer D, Van Donkelaar MM, Van Eijk KR, Van Erp TG, Van Rooij D, Walton E, Westlye LT, Whelan CD, Windham BG, Winkler AM, Woldehawariat G, Wolf C, Wolfers T, Xu B, Yanek LR, Yang J, Zijdenbos A, Zwiers MP, Agartz I, Aggarwal NT, Almasy L, Ames D, Amouyel P, Andreassen OA, Arepalli S, Assareh AA, Barral S, Bastin ME, Becker DM, Becker JT, Bennett DA, Blangero J, van Bokhoven H, Boomsma DI, Brodaty H, Brouwer RM, Brunner HG, Buckner RL, Buitelaar JK, Bulayeva KB, Cahn W, Calhoun VD, Cannon DM, Cavalleri GL, Chen C, Cheng CY, Cichon S, Cookson MR, Corvin A, Crespo-Facorro B, Curran JE, Czisch M, Dale AM, Davies GE, De Geus EJ, De Jager PL, de Zubicaray GI, Delanty N, Depondt C, DeStefano AL, Dillman A, Djurovic S, Donohoe G, Drevets WC, Duggirala R, Dyer TD, Erk S, Espeseth T, Evans DA, Fedko IO, Fernández G, Ferrucci L, Fisher SE, Fleischman DA, Ford I, Foroud TM, Fox PT, Francks C, Fukunaga M, Gibbs JR, Glahn DC, Gollub RL, Göring HH, Grabe HJ, Green RC, Gruber O, Gudnason V, Guelfi S, Hansell NK, Hardy J, Hartman CA, Hashimoto R, Hegenscheid K, Heinz A, Le Hellard S, Hernandez DG, Heslenfeld DJ, Ho BC, Hoekstra PJ, Hoffmann W, Hofman A, Holsboer F, Homuth G, Hosten N, Hottenga JJ, Pol HE, Ikeda M, Ikram MK, Jack CR, Jenkinson M, Johnson R, Jönsson EG, Jukema JW, Kahn RS, Kanai R, Kloszewska I, Knopman DS, Kochunov P, Kwok JB, Lawrie SM, Lemaître H, Liu X, Longo DL, Longstreth WT, Lopez OL, Lovestone S, Martinez O, Martinot JL, Mattay VS, McDonald C, McIntosh AM, McMahon KL, McMahon FJ, Mecocci P, Melle I, Meyer-Lindenberg A, Mohnke S, Montgomery GW, Morris DW, Mosley TH, Mühleisen TW, Müller-Myhsok B, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nichols TE, Niessen WJ, Nöthen MM, Nyberg L, Ohi K, Olvera RL, Ophoff RA, Pandolfo M, Paus T, Pausova Z, Penninx BW, Pike GB, Potkin SG, Psaty BM, Reppermund S, Rietschel M, Roffman JL, Romanczuk-Seiferth N, Rotter JI, Ryten M, Sacco RL, Sachdev PS, Saykin AJ, Schmidt R, Schofield PR, Sigurdsson S, Simmons A, Singleton A, Sisodiya SM, Smith C, Smoller JW, Soininen H, Srikanth V, Steen VM, Stott DJ, Sussmann JE, Thalamuthu A, Tiemeier H, Toga AW, Traynor BJ, Troncoso J, Turner JA, Tzourio C, Uitterlinden AG, Hernández MC, Van der Brug M, Van der Lugt A, Van der Wee NJ, Van Duijn CM, Van Haren NE, Van T Ent D, Van Tol MJ, Vardarajan BN, Veltman DJ, Vernooij MW, Völzke H, Walter H, Wardlaw JM, Wassink TH, Weale ME, Weinberger DR, Weiner MW, Wen W, Westman E, White T, Wong TY, Wright CB, Zielke HR, Zonderman AB, Deary IJ, DeCarli C, Schmidt H, Martin NG, De Craen AJ, Wright MJ, Launer LJ, Schumann G, Fornage M, Franke B, Debette S, Medland SE, Ikram MA, Thompson PM. Novel genetic loci underlying human intracranial volume identified through genome-wide association. Nat Neurosci. 2016 Dec; 19(12):1569-1582. PMID: 27694991.
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  • Carrera C, Jiménez-Conde J, Derdak S, Rabionet K, Vives-Bauzá C, Soriano-Tárrega C, Giralt-Steinhauer E, Mola-Caminal M, Diaz-Navarro RM, Tur S, Muiño E, Gallego-Fabrega C, Beltran S, Roquer J, Ruiz A, Sotolongo-Grau O, Krupinski J, Lee JM, Cruchaga C, Delgado P, Malik R, Worrall BB, Seshadri S, Montaner J, Fernández-Cadenas I. Whole exome sequencing analysis reveals TRPV3 as a risk factor for cardioembolic stroke. Thromb Haemost. 2016 Nov 30; 116(6):1165-1171. PMID: 27604134.
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  • Shoamanesh A, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Kase CS, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Benjamin EJ, Seshadri S, Romero JR. Circulating biomarkers and incident ischemic stroke in the Framingham Offspring Study. Neurology. 2016 Sep 20; 87(12):1206-11. PMID: 27558379.
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  • Pase MP, Beiser A, Himali JJ, Tsao C, Satizabal CL, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, Mitchell GF. Aortic Stiffness and the Risk of Incident Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia. Stroke. 2016 Sep; 47(9):2256-61. PMID: 27491735.
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  • METACOHORTS for the study of vascular disease and its contribution to cognitive decline and neurodegeneration: An initiative of the Joint Programme for Neurodegenerative Disease Research. Alzheimers Dement. 2016 Dec; 12(12):1235-1249. PMID: 27490018.
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  • Tan ZS, Spartano NL, Beiser AS, DeCarli C, Auerbach SH, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Physical Activity, Brain Volume, and Dementia Risk: The Framingham Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2016 Jul 15. PMID: 27422439.
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  • Camargo EC, Weinstein G, Beiser AS, Tan ZS, DeCarli C, Kelly-Hayes M, Kase C, Murabito JM, Seshadri S. Association of Physical Function with Clinical and Subclinical Brain Disease: The Framingham Offspring Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jul 14; 53(4):1597-608. PMID: 27540965.
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  • Weinstein G, Beiser AS, Preis SR, Courchesne P, Chouraki V, Levy D, Seshadri S. Plasma clusterin levels and risk of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and stroke. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016; 3:103-9. PMID: 27453932.
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  • Satizabal C, Beiser AS, Seshadri S. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 7; 375(1):93-4. PMID: 27406362.
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  • Bangen KJ, Himali JJ, Beiser AS, Nation DA, Libon DJ, Fox CS, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, McKee AC, Au R, Delano-Wood L. Interaction Between Midlife Blood Glucose and APOE Genotype Predicts Later Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jul 6; 53(4):1553-62. PMID: 27392855.
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  • Nation DA, Preis SR, Beiser A, Bangen KJ, Delano-Wood L, Lamar M, Libon DJ, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Pulse Pressure Is Associated With Early Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline: Modifying Effects of APOE-e4. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2016 Jul-Sep; 30(3):210-5. PMID: 27556935.
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  • Hankee LD, Preis SR, Piers RJ, Beiser AS, Devine SA, Liu Y, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Au R. Population Normative Data for the CERAD Word List and Victoria Stroop Test in Younger- and Middle-Aged Adults: Cross-Sectional Analyses from the Framingham Heart Study. Exp Aging Res. 2016 Jul-Sep; 42(4):315-28. PMID: 27410241.
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  • Kaess BM, Preis SR, Beiser A, Sawyer DB, Chen TC, Seshadri S, Vasan RS. Circulating vascular endothelial growth factor and the risk of cardiovascular events. Heart. 2016 Dec 1; 102(23):1898-1901. PMID: 27354275.
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  • Adams SL, Tilton K, Kozubek JA, Seshadri S, Delalle I. Subcellular Changes in Bridging Integrator 1 Protein Expression in the Cerebral Cortex During the Progression of Alzheimer Disease Pathology. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Aug; 75(8):779-790. PMID: 27346750.
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  • Teumer A, Qi Q, Nethander M, Aschard H, Bandinelli S, Beekman M, Berndt SI, Bidlingmaier M, Broer L. Genomewide meta-analysis identifies loci associated with IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels with impact on age-related traits. Aging Cell. 2016 Oct; 15(5):811-24. PMID: 27329260.
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  • Matteini AM, Tanaka T, Karasik D, Atzmon G, Chou WC, Eicher JD, Johnson AD, Arnold AM, Callisaya ML, Davies G, Evans DS, Holtfreter B, Lohman K, Lunetta KL, Mangino M, Smith AV, Smith JA, Teumer A, Yu L, Arking DE, Buchman AS, Chibinik LB, De Jager PL, Evans DA, Faul JD, Garcia ME, Gillham-Nasenya I, Gudnason V, Hofman A, Hsu YH, Ittermann T, Lahousse L, Liewald DC, Liu Y, Lopez L, Rivadeneira F, Rotter JI, Siggeirsdottir K, Starr JM, Thomson R, Tranah GJ, Uitterlinden AG, Völker U, Völzke H, Weir DR, Yaffe K, Zhao W, Zhuang WV, Zmuda JM, Bennett DA, Cummings SR, Deary IJ, Ferrucci L, Harris TB, Kardia SL, Kocher T, Kritchevsky SB, Psaty BM, Seshadri S, Spector TD, Srikanth VK, Windham BG, Zillikens MC, Newman AB, Walston JD, Kiel DP, Murabito JM. GWAS analysis of handgrip and lower body strength in older adults in the CHARGE consortium. Aging Cell. 2016 Oct; 15(5):792-800. PMID: 27325353.
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  • Chouraki V, Reitz C, Maury F, Bis JC, Bellenguez C, Yu L, Jakobsdottir J, Mukherjee S, Adams HH, Choi SH, Larson EB, Fitzpatrick A, Uitterlinden AG, de Jager PL, Hofman A, Gudnason V, Vardarajan B, Ibrahim-Verbaas C, van der Lee SJ, Lopez O, Dartigues JF, Berr C, Amouyel P, Bennett DA, van Duijn C, DeStefano AL, Launer LJ, Ikram MA, Crane PK, Lambert JC, Mayeux R, Seshadri S. Evaluation of a Genetic Risk Score to Improve Risk Prediction for Alzheimer’s Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jun 18; 53(3):921-32. PMID: 27340842.
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  • De Guio F, Jouvent E, Biessels GJ, Black SE, Brayne C, Chen C, Cordonnier C, De Leeuw FE, Dichgans M, Doubal F, Duering M, Dufouil C, Duzel E, Fazekas F, Hachinski V, Ikram MA, Linn J, Matthews PM, Mazoyer B, Mok V, Norrving B, O’Brien JT, Pantoni L, Ropele S, Sachdev P, Schmidt R, Seshadri S, Smith EE, Sposato LA, Stephan B, Swartz RH, Tzourio C, van Buchem M, van der Lugt A, van Oostenbrugge R, Vernooij MW, Viswanathan A, Werring D, Wollenweber F, Wardlaw JM, Chabriat H. Reproducibility and variability of quantitative magnetic resonance imaging markers in cerebral small vessel disease. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016 Aug; 36(8):1319-37. PMID: 27170700.
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  • Kim EJ, Yin X, Fontes JD, Magnani JW, Lubitz SA, McManus DD, Seshadri S, Vasan RS, Ellinor PT, Larson MG, Benjamin EJ, Rienstra M. Atrial fibrillation without comorbidities: Prevalence, incidence and prognosis (from the Framingham Heart Study). Am Heart J. 2016 Jul; 177:138-44. PMID: 27297859.
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  • Pase MP, Beiser A, Enserro D, Xanthakis V, Aparicio H, Satizabal CL, Himali JJ, Kase CS, Vasan RS, DeCarli C, Seshadri S. Association of Ideal Cardiovascular Health With Vascular Brain Injury and Incident Dementia. Stroke. 2016 May; 47(5):1201-6. PMID: 27073239.
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  • Salinas J, Beiser A, Himali JJ, Rosand J, Seshadri S, Dunn EC. Factors Associated With New-Onset Depression After Stroke. J Neuropsychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2016 Apr 8; appineuropsych15110388. PMID: 27056020.
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  • Identification of additional risk loci for stroke and small vessel disease: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Lancet Neurol. 2016 Jun; 15(7):695-707. PMID: 27068588.
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  • Therkelsen KE, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, Seshadri S, Wolf P, Au R, Fox CS. Neck Circumference, Brain Imaging Measures, and Neuropsychological Testing Measures. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2016 Jul; 25(7):1570-81. PMID: 27056441.
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  • Jak AJ, Preis SR, Beiser AS, Seshadri S, Wolf PA, Bondi MW, Au R. Neuropsychological Criteria for Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia Risk in the Framingham Heart Study. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2016 Oct; 22(9):937-943. PMID: 27029348.
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  • Romero JR, Preis SR, Beiser A, DeCarli C, D’Agostino RB, Wolf PA, Vasan RS, Polak JF, Seshadri S. Carotid Atherosclerosis and Cerebral Microbleeds: The Framingham Heart Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Mar 18; 5(3):e002377. PMID: 26994127.
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  • Maillard P, Mitchell GF, Himali JJ, Beiser A, Tsao CW, Pase MP, Satizabal CL, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, DeCarli C. Effects of Arterial Stiffness on Brain Integrity in Young Adults From the Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2016 Apr; 47(4):1030-6. PMID: 26965846.
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  • Malik R, Traylor M, Pulit SL, Bevan S, Hopewell JC, Holliday EG, Zhao W, Abrantes P, Amouyel P, Attia JR, Battey TW, Berger K, Boncoraglio GB, Chauhan G, Cheng YC, Chen WM, Clarke R, Cotlarciuc I, Debette S, Falcone GJ, Ferro JM, Gamble DM, Ilinca A, Kittner SJ, Kourkoulis CE, Lemmens R, Levi CR, Lichtner P, Lindgren A, Liu J, Meschia JF, Mitchell BD, Oliveira SA, Pera J, Reiner AP, Rothwell PM, Sharma P, Slowik A, Sudlow CL, Tatlisumak T, Thijs V, Vicente AM, Woo D, Seshadri S, Saleheen D, Rosand J, Markus HS, Worrall BB, Dichgans M. Low-frequency and common genetic variation in ischemic stroke: The METASTROKE collaboration. Neurology. 2016 Mar 29; 86(13):1217-26. PMID: 26935894.
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  • Gupta A, Giambrone AE, Gialdini G, Finn C, Delgado D, Gutierrez J, Wright C, Beiser AS, Seshadri S, Pandya A, Kamel H. Silent Brain Infarction and Risk of Future Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Stroke. 2016 Mar; 47(3):719-25. PMID: 26888534.
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  • Choi SH, Ruggiero D, Sorice R, Song C, Nutile T, Vernon Smith A, Concas MP, Traglia M, Barbieri C, Ndiaye NC, Stathopoulou MG, Lagou V, Maestrale GB, Sala C, Debette S, Kovacs P, Lind L, Lamont J, Fitzgerald P, Tönjes A, Gudnason V, Toniolo D, Pirastu M, Bellenguez C, Vasan RS, Ingelsson E, Leutenegger AL, Johnson AD, DeStefano AL, Visvikis-Siest S, Seshadri S, Ciullo M. Six Novel Loci Associated with Circulating VEGF Levels Identified by a Meta-analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies. PLoS Genet. 2016 Feb; 12(2):e1005874. PMID: 26910538.
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  • Traylor M, Adib-Samii P, Harold D. Shared genetic contribution to Ischaemic Stroke and Alzheimer’s Disease. Ann Neurol. 2016 Feb 23. PMID: 26913989.
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  • Satizabal CL, Beiser AS, Chouraki V, Chêne G, Dufouil C, Seshadri S. Incidence of Dementia over Three Decades in the Framingham Heart Study. N Engl J Med. 2016 Feb 11; 374(6):523-32. PMID: 26863354.
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  • Karakis I, Pase MP, Beiser A, Booth SL, Jacques PF, Rogers G, DeCarli C, Vasan RS, Wang TJ, Himali JJ, Annweiler C, Seshadri S. Association of Serum Vitamin D with the Risk of Incident Dementia and Subclinical Indices of Brain Aging: The Framingham Heart Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016; 51(2):451-61. PMID: 26890771.
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  • Nayor M, Enserro DM, Beiser AS, Cheng S, DeCarli C, Vasan RS, Seshadri S. Association of Exhaled Carbon Monoxide With Stroke Incidence and Subclinical Vascular Brain Injury: Framingham Heart Study. Stroke. 2016 Feb; 47(2):383-9. PMID: 26696648.
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  • Harris SE, Malik R, Marioni R, Campbell A, Seshadri S, Worrall BB, Sudlow CL, Hayward C, Bastin ME, Starr JM, Porteous DJ, Wardlaw JM, Deary IJ. Polygenic risk of ischemic stroke is associated with cognitive ability. Neurology. 2016 Feb 16; 86(7):611-8. PMID: 26695942.
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