90+ Study Publications


ABCC9 gene polymorphism is associated with hippocampal sclerosis of aging pathology. Nelson PT, Estus S, Abner EL, Parikh I, Malik M, Neltner JH, Ighodaro E, Wang WX, Wilfred BR, Wang LS, Kukull WA, Nandakumar K, Farman ML, Poon WW, Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Cribbs DH, Bennett DA, Schneider JA, Larson EB, et al. Acta Neuropathol. 127(6):825-843, 2014. PMID: 24770881.

Exponential increases in the prevalence of disability in the oldest old: a Canadian national survey. Guay M, Dubois MF, Corrada M, Lapointe-Garant MP, Kawas C.  Gerontology. 60(5):395-401, 2014. PMID: 24818716.

Perforant path synaptic loss correlates with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease in the oldest-old. Robinson JL, Molina-Porcel L, Corrada MM, Raible K, Lee EB, Lee VM, Kawas CH, Trojanowski JQ.  Brain. 137(Pt 9):2578-2587, 2014. PMID: 25012223. PMCID: 4132652.

Intracellular amyloid and the neuronal origin of Alzheimer neuritic plaques. Pensalfini A, Albay R, 3rd, Rasool S, Wu JW, Hatami A, Arai H, Margol L, Milton S, Poon WW, Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Glabe CG.  Neurobiol Dis. 71C:53-61, 2014. PMID: 25092575.


Dementia in the oldest-oldBullain SS, Corrada MM.  Neurology Continuum (Minneap Minn) 19(2 Dementia):457-469, 2013. PMID: 23558489.

DRD4 genotype predicts longevity in mouse and human. Grady D, Thanos P, Corrada MM, Barnett J, Ciobanu V, Shustarovich D, Napoli A, Grandy D, Moyzis A, Rubinstein M, Wang G-J, Kawas C, Chen C, Dong Q, Wang E, Volkow N, Moyzis R. Journal of Neuroscience 33:286-291,2013. PMID: 23283341.

Responders Versus Nonresponders in a Dementia Study of the Oldest Old: The 90+ Study. Paganini-Hill A, Ducey B, Hawk M. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Apr 7. PMID: 23568592.

Amyloid imaging and cognitive decline in non-demented oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Kawas CH, Greenia DE, Bullain SS, Clark CM, Pontecorvo MJ, Joshi AD, Corrada MM.  Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2013 Mar 9:199-203. [Epub 2012 Nov 1]. PMID: 23164550. PMCID: 3604036.

Neocortical b-amyloid area is associated with dementia and APOE in the oldest-old. Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Robinson JL, Geser F, Arnold SE, Lee, VM-Y, Kawas CH, Trojanowski JQ. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2013 Mar 6: pii: S1552-5260. PMID: 23474043.

APOE genotype, dementia, and mortality in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Corrada MM, Paganini-Hill A, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2013 Jan 9(1):12-8. [Epub 2012 Nov 2]. PMID: 23123227.

Poor Physical Performance and Dementia in the Oldest-Old: The 90+ Study. Bullain SS, Corrada MM, Shah BA, Mozaffar FH, Panzenboeck M, Kawas CH. JAMA Neurology. 2013 Jan 7(1):107-13. PMID: 23090391.


Alzheimer disease pathology and longitudinal cognitive performance in the oldest-old with no dementia. Balasubramanian AB, Kawas CH, Peltz CB et al.  Neurology. 2012 Aug 28;79:915-921. PMID: 22895581.

Cognitive impairment in non-demented oldest-old:  prevalence and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors. Peltz CB, Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2012; 8(2):87-94. [Epub Nov 4, 2011]. PMID: 22055654. PMCID: 3276712.

A population-based clinicopathological study in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2012;9:709-717. PMID: 22471863. PMCID: 3409303.

Disability in the Oldest-old: Incidence and Risk Factors in The 90+ Study. Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Peltz CB, Kawas CH.  Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012, 20:159-168. PMID: 22273736. PMCID: 3266513.


Neocortical and hippocampal amyloid-beta and tau measures associate with dementia in the oldest-old. Robinson JL, Geser F, Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Arnold SE, Kawas CH, Lee VM, Trojanowski JQ.  Brain. 134(Pt 12):3705-3712, 2011. PMID: 22120149. PMCID: 3235569.

Lifestyle practices and cardiovascular disease mortality in the elderly: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Paganini-Hill A. Cardiol Res Pract. 2011;2011:983764.

Activities and mortality in the elderly: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011;66:559-567. PubMedCentID: 3074957.

Incidence of dementia in oldest-old with amnestic MCI and other cognitive impairments. Peltz CB, Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. Neurology. 2011; 77:1906-1912. PMID: 22076544. PMCID: 3233189

Bathing as a potential target for disability reduction in the oldest old. Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Peltz CB, Kawas CH. Am J Public Health. 2011 Feb;101:200-201.

Diagnosing dementia in the oldest-old. Brumback-Peltz C, Balasubramanian AB, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. Maturitas. 2011 Oct;70:164-168. PubMedCentID: 3171568.


Being overweight in adults aged 70-75 is associated with a reduction in mortality risk compared with normal BMI. Corrada MM, Paganini-Hill A. Evid Based Med. 2010;15:126-127.

Dementia incidence continues to increase with age in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Corrada MM, Brookmeyer R, Paganini-Hill A, Berlau D, Kawas CH. Ann Neurol. 2010;67:114-121.

Abnormal EEGs in cognitively and physically healthy oldest old: findings from The 90+ Study. Peltz CB, Kim HL, Kawas CH. J Clin Neurophysiol. 2010;27:292-295.


High levels of serum C-reactive protein are associated with greater risk of all-cause mortality, but not dementia, in the oldest-old: Results from The 90+ Study. Kravitz BA, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009;57:641-646.

The prevalence of disability in the oldest-old is high and continues to increase with age: findings from The 90+ Study. Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2009;24:1217-1225.

APOE epsilon2 is associated with intact cognition but increased Alzheimer pathology in the oldest old. Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Head E, Kawas CH. Neurology. 2009;72:829-834.

Synaptic proteins, neuropathology and cognitive status in the oldest-old. Head E, Corrada MM, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Kim RC, Sarsoza F, Goodus M, Kawas CH. Neurobiol Aging. 2009;30:1125-1134.

Elevated C-reactive protein levels are associated with prevalent dementia in the oldest-old. Kravitz BA, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. Alzheimers Dement. 2009;5:318-323.


Prevalence of dementia after age 90: results from The 90+ Study. Corrada MM, Brookmeyer R, Berlau D, Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH. Neurology. 2008;71:337-343.

The oldest old and The 90+ Study. Kawas CH. Alzheimers Dement. 2008;4:S56-59.


Sensitivity and specificity of the mini-mental state examination for identifying dementia in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Kahle-Wrobleski K, Corrada MM, Li B, Kawas CH. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007;55:284-289.

Type of alcohol consumed, changes in intake over time and mortality: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. Age Ageing. 2007;36:203-209.

Neuropsychological data in nondemented oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Whittle C, Corrada MM, Dick M, Ziegler R, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 2007;29:290-299.

Dissociation of neuropathologic findings and cognition: case report of an apolippoprotein E e2/e2 genotype. Berlau DJ, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Head E, M G, Kim R, Kawas CH. Arch Neurol. 2007;64:1193-1196.

Non-alcoholic beverage and caffeine consumption and mortality: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. Prev Med. 2007;44:305-310.


Increased longevity in older users of postmenopausal estrogen therapy: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Paganini-Hill A, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. Menopause. 2006;13:12-18.

Association of body mass index and weight change with all-cause mortality in the elderly. Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Mozaffar F, Paganini-Hill A. Am J Epidemiol. 2006;163:938-949.

Alzheimer’s and dementia in the oldest-old: a century of challenges. Kawas CH, Corrada MM. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2006;3:411-419.


Computerized neuropsychiatric assessment of geriatric subjects by content analysis of brief samples of their speech. Gottschalk LA, Kawas CH, Hoang A, Bechtel RJ. Comput Inform Nurs. 2004;22:351-355.



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