Anil K. Nair, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Education:

MD – JIPMER, Pondicherry

General field of research:

Alzheimers disease

Affiliations other than medicine:

Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research
Dept of Neurology

Contact information:

72 East Concord St B7800
Office Telephone: 617-638-8456
Lab Telephone: 617-414-1195

an@bu.edu

Other research websites:

http://www.bumc.bu.edu/neurology/clinicalfaculty/nair/
http://www.bu.edu/alzresearch/research/treatment/identity/index.html

Keywords:

Alzheimer; Neurology; Dementia

Summary of research interest:

Dr. Nair’s research interests are in early and preclinical detection, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), with special emphasis on MCI. He is working with new treatments for AD.

Recent publications:

Chung W.W., C.A. Chen, L.A. Cupples, J.S. Roberts, S.C. Hiraki, A.K. Nair, R.C. Green, R.A. Stern. 2009.
A new scale measuring psychologic impact of genetic susceptibility testing for Alzheimer disease. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23(1): 50-6. PMID: 19266699

Gavett B.E., S.J. Poon, A. Ozonof, A.L. Jefferson, A.K. Nair, R.C. Green, R.A. 2009. Stern.Diagnostic utility of the NAB List Learning test in Alzheimer’s disease and amnestic mild cognitive impairment. J Int Neuropsychol Soc 15(1): 121-9. PMID: 19128535

Aisen P.S., et. al. 2008. High-dose B vitamin supplementation and cognitive decline in Alzheimer disease: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA 300(15): 1774-83. PMID: 18854539

Technologies available for sharing upon request:

Clinical dementia assessments