90+ Study Publications


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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