Rhoda Au, PhD

Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology

Rhoda Au
617.358.0089
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Dr. Au’s research interests are focused on aging and dementia, and include relating cardiovascular risk factors, brain MRI measures, and neuropathology to cognitive performance. She is also interested in merging research and technology as the path toward innovative science.

Other Positions

  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study
  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of California, Riverside, PhD
  • Boston University, MBA
  • Pomona College, BA

Publications

  • Published on 2/26/2021

    Piers RJ, Liu Y, Ang TFA, Tao Q, Au R, Qiu WQ. Association Between Elevated Depressive Symptoms and Cognitive Function Moderated by APOE4 Status: Framingham Offspring Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021 Feb 26. PMID: 33646152.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 1/1/2021

    Yuan J, Maserejian N, Liu Y, Devine S, Gillis C, Massaro J, Au R. Severity Distribution of Alzheimer's Disease Dementia and Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Framingham Heart Study. J Alzheimers Dis. 2021; 79(2):807-817. PMID: 33361590.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/31/2020

    Lin H, Karjadi C, Ang TFA, Prajakta J, McManus C, Alhanai TW, Glass J, Au R. Identification of digital voice biomarkers for cognitive health. Explor Med. 2020; 1:406-417. PMID: 33665648.

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  • Published on 10/26/2020

    Smith E, Ali D, Wilkerson B, Dawson WD, Sobowale K, Reynolds C, Berk M, Lavretsky H, Jeste D, Ng CH, Soares JC, Aragam G, Wainer Z, Manji HK, Licinio J, Lo AW, Storch E, Fu E, Leboyer M, Tarnanas I, Ibanez A, Manes F, Caddick S, Fillit H, Abbott R, Robertson IH, Chapman SB, Au R, Altimus CM, Hynes W, Brannelly P, Cummings J, Eyre HA. A Brain Capital Grand Strategy: toward economic reimagination. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 01; 26(1):3-22. PMID: 33100330.

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  • Published on 8/1/2020

    Shishtar E, Rogers GT, Blumberg JB, Au R, Jacques PF. Long-term dietary flavonoid intake and risk of Alzheimer disease and related dementias in the Framingham Offspring Cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 08 01; 112(2):343-353. PMID: 32320019.

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  • Published on 6/22/2020

    Shishtar E, Rogers GT, Blumberg JB, Au R, Jacques PF. Long-term dietary flavonoid intake and change in cognitive function in the Framingham Offspring cohort - ERRATUM. Public Health Nutr. 2020 09; 23(13):2455. PMID: 32624065.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Shishtar E, Rogers GT, Blumberg JB, Au R, DeCarli C, Jacques PF. Flavonoid Intake and MRI Markers of Brain Health in the Framingham Offspring Cohort. J Nutr. 2020 06 01; 150(6):1545-1553. PMID: 32211795.

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  • Published on 6/1/2020

    Qiu S, Joshi PS, Miller MI, Xue C, Zhou X, Karjadi C, Chang GH, Joshi AS, Dwyer B, Zhu S, Kaku M, Zhou Y, Alderazi YJ, Swaminathan A, Kedar S, Saint-Hilaire MH, Auerbach SH, Yuan J, Sartor EA, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Development and validation of an interpretable deep learning framework for Alzheimer's disease classification. Brain. 2020 06 01; 143(6):1920-1933. PMID: 32357201.

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  • Published on 5/29/2020

    Sugarman MA, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Tripodis Y, McKee AC, Stein TD, Martin B, Palmisano JN, Steinberg EG, Simkin I, Budson AE, Killiany R, O'Connor MK, Au R, Qiu WWQ, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Mez J, Stern RA, Alosco ML. A longitudinal examination of plasma neurofilament light and total tau for the clinical detection and monitoring of Alzheimer's disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2020 10; 94:60-70. PMID: 32585491.

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  • Published on 4/23/2020

    Ding H, An N, Au R, Devine S, Auerbach SH, Massaro J, Joshi P, Liu X, Liu Y, Mahon E, Ang TF, Lin H. Exploring the Hierarchical Influence of Cognitive Functions for Alzheimer Disease: The Framingham Heart Study. J Med Internet Res. 2020 04 23; 22(4):e15376. PMID: 32324139.

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