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 9/3/2021

    Panitch R, Hu J, Chung J, Zhu C, Meng G, Xia W, Bennett DA, Lunetta KL, Ikezu T, Au R, Stein TD, Farrer LA, Jun GR. Integrative brain transcriptome analysis links complement component 4 and HSPA2 to the APOE e2 protective effect in Alzheimer disease. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Sep 03. PMID: 34480088.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/31/2021

    Xue C, Karjadi C, Paschalidis IC, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Detection of dementia on voice recordings using deep learning: a Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2021 08 31; 13(1):146. PMID: 34465384.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 8/12/2021

    Alosco ML, Mariani ML, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Au R, Banks SJ, Barr WB, Bouix S, Cantu RC, Coleman MJ, Dodick DW, Farrer LA, Geda YE, Katz DI, Koerte IK, Kowall NW, Lin AP, Marcus DS, Marek KL, McClean MD, McKee AC, Mez J, Palmisano JN, Peskind ER, Tripodis Y, Turner RW, Wethe JV, Cummings JL, Reiman EM, Shenton ME, Stern RA. Developing methods to detect and diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy during life: rationale, design, and methodology for the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2021 08 12; 13(1):136. PMID: 34384490.

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  • Published on 6/8/2021

    Yuan J, Libon DJ, Karjadi C, Ang AFA, Devine S, Auerbach SH, Au R, Lin H. Association Between the Digital Clock Drawing Test and Neuropsychological Test Performance: Large Community-Based Prospective Cohort (Framingham Heart Study). J Med Internet Res. 2021 Jun 08; 23(6):e27407. PMID: 34100766.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/8/2021

    Au R, Li J, Liu C. Au et al. Response to Body mass index and risk of dementia- potential explanations for lifecourse differences in risk estimates and future research directions. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 08. PMID: 33831143.

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  • Published on 4/8/2021

    Li J, Joshi P, Fang T, Ang A, Liu C, Auerbach S, Devine S, Au R. Mid- to Late- Life Body Mass Index and Dementia Risk: 38 Years of Follow-up of the Framingham Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2021 Apr 08. PMID: 33831181.

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  • Published on 3/24/2021

    Akhter-Khan SC, Tao Q, Ang TFA, Itchapurapu IS, Alosco ML, Mez J, Piers RJ, Steffens DC, Au R, Qiu WQ. Associations of loneliness with risk of Alzheimer's disease dementia in the Framingham Heart Study. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Mar 24. PMID: 33760348.

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  • Published on 3/14/2021

    Zhou X, Qiu S, Joshi PS, Xue C, Killiany RJ, Mian AZ, Chin SP, Au R, Kolachalama VB. Enhancing magnetic resonance imaging-driven Alzheimer's disease classification performance using generative adversarial learning. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2021 03 14; 13(1):60. PMID: 33715635.

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  • Published on 1/1/2021

    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; 80(3):1269-1279. PMID: 33646152.

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  • 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.

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