Yorghos Tripodis, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics
Yorghos Tripodis
(617) 638-5844yorghos@bu.edu
Crosstown Center – 316
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Yorghos Tripodis is a Research Associate Professor of Biostatistics. He has spent much of his career as an applied statistician collaborating with researchers in medicine and public health to address scientific questions with appropriate statistical methods. He has particular expertise in the analysis of longitudinal data. He serves as the Director for the Data Management and Biostatistics Core of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Center (BU ADCTEC). Additionally, he directs the statistical analyses in multiple studies with researchers in medicine and public health to address issues of health disparities, especially among children.

Other Positions

  • Boston Medical Center


  • London School of Economics and Political Science, PhD
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc
  • University of Cambridge, MPhil
  • University of Athens, BSc

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS803
  • SPHBS852
  • SPHBS857
  • SPHBS901
  • SPHBS980


  • Published on 2/1/2018

    Tagge CA, Fisher AM, Minaeva OV, Gaudreau-Balderrama A, Moncaster JA, Zhang XL, Wojnarowicz MW, Casey N, Lu H, Kokiko-Cochran ON, Saman S, Ericsson M, Onos KD, Veksler R, Senatorov VV, Kondo A, Zhou XZ, Miry O, Vose LR, Gopaul KR, Upreti C, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Alvarez VE, Hildebrandt AM, Franz ES, Konrad J, Hamilton JA, Hua N, Tripodis Y, Anderson AT, Howell GR, Kaufer D, Hall GF, Lu KP, Ransohoff RM, Cleveland RO, Kowall NW, Stein TD, Lamb BT, Huber BR, Moss WC, Friedman A, Stanton PK, McKee AC, Goldstein LE. Concussion, microvascular injury, and early tauopathy in young athletes after impact head injury and an impact concussion mouse model. Brain. 2018 Feb 01; 141(2):422-458. PMID: 29360998.

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  • Published on 11/21/2017

    Sollmann N, Echlin PS, Schultz V, Viher PV, Lyall AE, Tripodis Y, Kaufmann D, Hartl E, Kinzel P, Forwell LA, Johnson AM, Skopelja EN, Lepage C, Bouix S, Pasternak O, Lin AP, Shenton ME, Koerte IK. Sex differences in white matter alterations following repetitive subconcussive head impacts in collegiate ice hockey players. Neuroimage Clin. 2018; 17:642-649. PMID: 29204342.

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  • Published on 11/20/2017

    Apicco DJ, Ash PEA, Maziuk B, LeBlang C, Medalla M, Al Abdullatif A, Ferragud A, Botelho E, Ballance HI, Dhawan U, Boudeau S, Cruz AL, Kashy D, Wong A, Goldberg LR, Yazdani N, Zhang C, Ung CY, Tripodis Y, Kanaan NM, Ikezu T, Cottone P, Leszyk J, Li H, Luebke J, Bryant CD, Wolozin B. Reducing the RNA binding protein TIA1 protects against tau-mediated neurodegeneration in vivo. Nat Neurosci. 2018 Jan; 21(1):72-80. PMID: 29273772.

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  • Published on 11/17/2017

    Schultz V, Stern RA, Tripodis Y, Stamm J, Wrobel P, Lepage C, Weir I, Guenette JP, Chua A, Alosco ML, Baugh CM, Fritts NG, Martin BM, Chaisson CE, Coleman MJ, Lin AP, Pasternak O, Shenton ME, Koerte IK. Age at First Exposure to Repetitive Head Impacts Is Associated with Smaller Thalamic Volumes in Former Professional American Football Players. J Neurotrauma. 2018 Jan 15; 35(2):278-285. PMID: 28990457.

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  • Published on 11/8/2017

    Ashendorf L, Alosco ML, Bing-Canar H, Chapman KR, Martin B, Chaisson CE, Dixon D, Steinberg EG, Tripodis Y, Kowall NW, Stern RA. Clinical Utility of Select Neuropsychological Assessment Battery Tests in Predicting Functional Abilities in Dementia. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2017 Nov 08; 1-11. PMID: 29126099.

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  • Published on 11/6/2017

    Alosco ML, Koerte IK, Tripodis Y, Mariani M, Chua AS, Jarnagin J, Rahimpour Y, Puzo C, Healy RC, Martin B, Chaisson CE, Cantu RC, Au R, McClean M, McKee AC, Lin AP, Shenton ME, Killiany RJ, Stern RA. White matter signal abnormalities in former National Football League players. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2018; 10:56-65. PMID: 29201991.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Anker B, Tripodis Y, Long WE, Garg A. Income Disparities in the Association of the Medical Home With Child Health. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2017 Oct 01; 9922817733697. PMID: 29017366.

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  • Published on 9/26/2017

    Cherry JD, Stein TD, Tripodis Y, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Au R, Kiernan PT, Daneshvar DH, Mez J, Solomon TM, Alosco ML, McKee AC. CCL11 is increased in the CNS in chronic traumatic encephalopathy but not in Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0185541. PMID: 28950005.

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  • Published on 9/19/2017

    Alosco ML, Kasimis AB, Stamm JM, Chua AS, Baugh CM, Daneshvar DH, Robbins CA, Mariani M, Hayden J, Conneely S, Au R, Torres A, McClean MD, McKee AC, Cantu RC, Mez J, Nowinski CJ, Martin BM, Chaisson CE, Tripodis Y, Stern RA. Age of first exposure to American football and long-term neuropsychiatric and cognitive outcomes. Transl Psychiatry. 2017 Sep 19; 7(9):e1236. PMID: 28926003.

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  • Published on 8/31/2017

    Zirogiannis N, Tripodis Y. Dynamic factor analysis for short panels: estimating performance trajectories for water utilities. Statistical Methods and Applications. 2017; 1-20.

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