Dr. Alosco is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist and serves as the co-director of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Clinical Core and is a lead investigator of the BU CTE Center. He also oversees Neuropsychology for the Memory and Aging Clinic at Boston Medical Center. He completed his undergraduate studies at Providence College and he earned his doctoral degree in clinical psychology, with a focus on neuropsychology, in 2015 from Kent State University. He completed his clinical internship in neuropsychology at the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Alosco completed his post-doctoral studies in neuropsychology via NIH-funded training Awards (T32, F32) at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and CTE Center. In 2018, he became an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and he was promoted to Associate Professor in 2019. Dr. Alosco has >150 peer-reviewed publications, is the PI of multiple NIH funded grants, is the recipient of an NIH/NINDS K23 Award, is the Project Lead of an NIH-funded multisite U54 grant, and serves as aco-investigator on numerous federal and non-federal funded grants. He has also written numerous book chapters, and he is the co-Editor of the Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders which was published by Oxford University Press in 2019.
Dr. Alosco has an active and established research program that has a thematic focus on three areas: (1) the relationship between repetitive head impacts (RHI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) with a later-life cognitive and neuropsychiatric decline, as well as neurodegenerative disease(s); (2) the contribution of cerebrovascular disease to the clinical and neuropathological expression of CTE, AD, and AD-related dementias (ADRD); and (3) in vivo biomarker development for CTE, AD, and ADRD with a focus on tau PET imaging, structural MRI, and blood-based biomarkers.
- Kent State University, PhD
- Kent State University, MA
- Providence College, BA
- Published on 10/5/2023
Stern RA, Trujillo-Rodriguez D, Tripodis Y, Pulukuri SV, Alosco ML, Adler CH, Balcer LJ, Bernick C, Baucom Z, Marek KL, McClean MD, Johnson KA, McKee AC, Stein TD, Mez J, Palmisano JN, Cummings JL, Shenton ME, Reiman EM. Amyloid PET across the cognitive spectrum in former professional and college American football players: findings from the DIAGNOSE CTE Research Project. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2023 Oct 05; 15(1):166. PMID: 37798671.
- Published on 10/1/2023
McKee AC, Mez J, Abdolmohammadi B, Butler M, Huber BR, Uretsky M, Babcock K, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Martin B, Tripodis Y, Palmisano JN, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Nicks R, Kirsch D, Mahar I, McHale L, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Daneshvar D, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Kowall NW, Dwyer B, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Neuropathologic and Clinical Findings in Young Contact Sport Athletes Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. JAMA Neurol. 2023 Oct 01; 80(10):1037-1050. PMID: 37639244.
- Published on 9/2/2023
Marcolini S, Rojczyk P, Seitz-Holland J, Koerte IK, Alosco ML, Bouix S. Posttraumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury: Cognition, Behavior, and Neuroimaging Markers in Vietnam Veterans. J Alzheimers Dis. 2023 Sep 02. PMID: 37694363.
- Published on 8/16/2023
Chen J, Doyle MF, Fang Y, Mez J, Crane PK, Scollard P, Satizabal CL, Alosco ML, Qiu WQ, Murabito JM, Lunetta KL. Peripheral inflammatory biomarkers are associated with cognitive function and dementia: Framingham Heart Study Offspring cohort. Aging Cell. 2023 Aug 16; e13955. PMID: 37584418.
- Published on 8/14/2023
Fang Y, Doyle MF, Chen J, Mez J, Satizabal CL, Alosco ML, Qiu WQ, Lunetta KL, Murabito JM. Correction for: Circulating immune cell phenotypes are associated with age, sex, CMV, and smoking status in the Framingham Heart Study offspring participants. Aging (Albany NY). 2023 Aug 14; 15(15):7855-7856. PMID: 37580144.
- Published on 8/1/2023
Bruce HJ, Tripodis Y, McClean M, Korell M, Tanner CM, Contreras B, Gottesman J, Kirsch L, Karim Y, Martin B, Palmisano J, Abdolmohammadi B, Shih LC, Stein TD, Stern RA, Adler CH, Mez J, Nowinski C, McKee AC, Alosco ML. American Football Play and Parkinson Disease Among Men. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Aug 01; 6(8):e2328644. PMID: 37566412.
- Published on 7/25/2023
Rosen G, Kirsch D, Horowitz S, Cherry JD, Nicks R, Kelley H, Uretsky M, Dell'Aquila K, Mathias R, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Stein TD, Alvarez VE, Alosco ML, McKee AC, Huber BR. Three dimensional evaluation of cerebrovascular density and branching in chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Acta Neuropathol Commun. 2023 Jul 25; 11(1):123. PMID: 37491342.
- Published on 7/20/2023
Groechel RC, Tripodis Y, Alosco ML, Mez J, Qiao Qiu W, Goldstein L, Budson AE, Kowall NW, Shaw LM, Weiner M, Jack CR, Killiany RJ. Biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in Black and/or African American Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) participants. Neurobiol Aging. 2023 Nov; 131:144-152. PMID: 37639768.
- Published on 6/20/2023
Daneshvar DH, Nair ES, Baucom ZH, Rasch A, Abdolmohammadi B, Uretsky M, Saltiel N, Shah A, Jarnagin J, Baugh CM, Martin BM, Palmisano JN, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Weuve J, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Zafonte RD, Dwyer B, Crary JF, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Katz DI, Stern RA, Tripodis Y, Stein TD, McClean MD, Alosco ML, McKee AC, Mez J. Leveraging football accelerometer data to quantify associations between repetitive head impacts and chronic traumatic encephalopathy in males. Nat Commun. 2023 Jun 20; 14(1):3470. PMID: 37340004.
- Published on 4/27/2023
Fang Y, Doyle MF, Chen J, Mez J, Satizabal CL, Alosco ML, Qiu WQ, Lunetta KL, Murabito JM. Circulating immune cell phenotypes are associated with age, sex, CMV, and smoking status in the Framingham Heart Study offspring participants. Aging (Albany NY). 2023 Apr 27; 15(10):3939-3966. PMID: 37116193.
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