Yorghos Tripodis

Yorghos Tripodis, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics - Boston University School of Public Health



Yorghos Tripodis is a 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 Field of Study: Statistics
  • London School of Economics and Political Science, MSc Field of Study: Statistics
  • University of Cambridge, MPhil Field of Study: Economics
  • University of Athens, BSc Field of Study: Economics

Classes Taught

  • SPHBS800
  • SPHBS857
  • SPHBS910


  • Published on 5/5/2023

    Vig V, Garg I, Tuz-Zahra F, Xu J, Tripodis Y, Nicks R, Xia W, Alvarez VE, Alosco ML, Stein TD, Subramanian ML. Vitreous Humor Biomarkers Reflect Pathological Changes in the Brain for Alzheimer's Disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023 May 05. PMID: 37182888.

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  • Published on 4/25/2023

    Bonke EM, Bonfert MV, Hillmann SM, Seitz-Holland J, Gaubert M, Wiegand TLT, De Luca A, Cho KIK, Sandmo SB, Yhang E, Tripodis Y, Seer C, Kaufmann D, Kaufmann E, Muehlmann M, Gooijers J, Lin AP, Leemans A, Swinnen SP, Bahr R, Shenton ME, Pasternak O, Tacke U, Heinen F, Koerte IK. Neurological soft signs in adolescents are associated with brain structure. Cereb Cortex. 2023 Apr 25; 33(9):5547-5556. PMID: 36424865.

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  • Published on 3/10/2023

    Groechel RC, Tripodis Y, Alosco ML, Mez J, Qiu WQ, Mercier G, Goldstein L, Budson AE, Kowall NW, Killiany RJ. Annualized changes in rate of amyloid deposition and neurodegeneration are greater in participants who become amyloid positive than those who remain amyloid negative. Neurobiol Aging. 2023 Jul; 127:33-42. PMID: 37043881.

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  • Published on 3/8/2023

    Brochier A, Messmer E, Wexler MG, Rogers S, Cottrell E, Tripodis Y, Garg A. A cross-sectional study of relationships between social risks and prevalence and severity of pediatric chronic conditions. BMC Pediatr. 2023 Mar 08; 23(1):115. PMID: 36890502.

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  • Published on 3/6/2023

    Alosco ML, Ly M, Mosaheb S, Saltiel N, Uretsky M, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano J, Delano-Wood L, Bondi MW, Meng G, Xia W, Daley S, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Huber BR, McKee AC, Stein TD. Decreased myelin proteins in brain donors exposed to football-related repetitive head impacts. Brain Commun. 2023; 5(2):fcad019. PMID: 36895961.

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  • Published on 2/10/2023

    McKee AC, Stein TD, Huber BR, Crary JF, Bieniek K, Dickson D, Alvarez VE, Cherry JD, Farrell K, Butler M, Uretsky M, Abdolmohammadi B, Alosco ML, Tripodis Y, Mez J, Daneshvar DH. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE): criteria for neuropathological diagnosis and relationship to repetitive head impacts. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Apr; 145(4):371-394. PMID: 36759368.

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  • Published on 1/21/2023

    Nicks R, Clement NF, Alvarez VE, Tripodis Y, Baucom ZH, Huber BR, Mez J, Alosco ML, Aytan N, Cherry JD, Cormier KA, Kubilius C, Mathias R, Svirsky SE, Pothast MJ, Hildebrandt AM, Chung J, Han X, Crary JF, McKee AC, Frosch MP, Stein TD. Repetitive head impacts and chronic traumatic encephalopathy are associated with TDP-43 inclusions and hippocampal sclerosis. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Apr; 145(4):395-408. PMID: 36681782.

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  • Published on 1/6/2023

    Umminger LF, Rojczyk P, Seitz-Holland J, Sollmann N, Kaufmann E, Kinzel P, Zhang F, Kochsiek J, Langhein M, Kim CL, Wiegand TLT, Kilts JD, Naylor JC, Grant GA, Rathi Y, Coleman MJ, Bouix S, Tripodis Y, Pasternak O, George MS, McAllister TW, Zafonte R, Stein MB, O'Donnell LJ, Marx CE, Shenton ME, Koerte IK. White Matter Microstructure Is Associated with Serum Neuroactive Steroids and Psychological Functioning. J Neurotrauma. 2023 Apr; 40(7-8):649-664. PMID: 36324218.

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  • Published on 1/3/2023

    Alosco ML, Barr WB, Banks SJ, Wethe JV, Miller JB, Pulukuri SV, Culhane J, Tripodis Y, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Mariani ML, Cantu RC, Dodick DW, McClean MD, Au R, Mez J, Turner RW, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Hartlage K, Cummings JL, Reiman EM, Shenton ME, Stern RA. Neuropsychological test performance of former American football players. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2023 Jan 03; 15(1):1. PMID: 36597138.

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  • Published on 12/5/2022

    Bonke EM, Clauwaert A, Hillmann SM, Tacke U, Seer C, Yhang E, Tripodis Y, Sandmo SB, Wiegand TLT, Kaufmann D, Kaufmann E, Richmond SB, Gaubert M, Seitz-Holland J, Leemans A, Swinnen SP, Bahr R, Pasternak O, Heinen F, Koerte IK, Bonfert MV, Gooijers J. Neurological soft signs are associated with reduced medial-lateral postural control in adolescent athletes. J Neurol Sci. 2023 Feb 15; 445:120516. PMID: 36702068.

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