Maria Vassilaki, MD, PhD

  • 1870 Citations
  • 26 Scopus h-Index
19952020

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Research Output

  • 1870 Citations
  • 26 Scopus h-Index
  • 72 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
  • 1 Letter
2020

Brain amyloid, cortical thickness, and changes in activities of daily living

Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Kremers, W. K., Lesnick, T. G., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Machulda, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Butler, L., Traber, M., Vemuri, P., Lowe, V. J., Jack, C. R., Roberts, R. O. & Petersen, R. C., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Association of non-exercise physical activity in mid- and late-life with cognitive trajectories and the impact of APOE ε4 genotype status: the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging

Krell-Roesch, J., Syrjanen, J. A., Vassilaki, M., Barisch-Fritz, B., Trautwein, S., Boes, K., Woll, A., Kremers, W. K., Machulda, M. M., Mielke, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C. & Geda, Y. E., Dec 1 2019, In : European Journal of Ageing. 16, 4, p. 491-502 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Associations between Multimorbidity and Cerebrospinal Fluid Amyloid: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the European Prevention of Alzheimer's Dementia (EPAD) V500.0 Cohort

Stirland, L. E., Russ, T. C., Ritchie, C. W., Muniz-Terrera, G. & Vassilaki, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 71, 2, p. 703-711 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cortical β-amyloid burden, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and cognitive status: the Mayo Clinic Study of Aging

Krell-Roesch, J., Vassilaki, M., Mielke, M. M., Kremers, W. K., Lowe, V. J., Vemuri, P., Machulda, M. M., Christianson, T. J., Syrjanen, J. A., Stokin, G. B., Butler, L. M., Traber, M., Jack, C. R., Knopman, D. S., Roberts, R. O., Petersen, R. C. & Geda, Y. E., Dec 1 2019, In : Translational psychiatry. 9, 1, 123.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
8 Scopus citations

Deep Learning Prediction of Mild Cognitive Impairment using Electronic Health Records

Fouladvand, S., Mielke, M. M., Vassilaki, M., St Sauver, J., Petersen, R. C. & Sohn, S., Nov 2019, Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019. Yoo, I., Bi, J. & Hu, X. T. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 799-806 8 p. 8982955. (Proceedings - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, BIBM 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Informant-based hearing difficulties and the risk for mild cognitive impairment and dementia

Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Knopman, D. S., Kremers, W. K., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Machulda, M. M., Al Fakir, R., Undavalli, C., Roberts, R. O. & Petersen, R. C., Nov 1 2019, In : Age and Ageing. 48, 6, p. 888-894 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Quantity and quality of mental activities and the risk of incident mild cognitive impairment

Krell-Roesch, J., Syrjanen, J. A., Vassilaki, M., MacHulda, M. M., Mielke, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Kremers, W. K., Petersen, R. C. & Geda, Y. E., Aug 6 2019, In : Neurology. 93, 6, p. E548-E558

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
Open Access
3 Scopus citations
2018
4 Scopus citations

Association of early life exposure to phthalates with obesity and cardiometabolic traits in childhood: Sex specific associations

Vafeiadi, M., Myridakis, A., Roumeliotaki, T., Margetaki, K., Chalkiadaki, G., Dermitzaki, E., Venihaki, M., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Leventakou, V., Stephanou, E. G., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Nov 27 2018, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 6, NOV, 327.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Association of telomere length with general cognitive trajectories: a meta-analysis of four prospective cohort studies

Zhan, Y., Clements, M. S., Roberts, R. O., Vassilaki, M., Druliner, B. R., Boardman, L. A., Petersen, R. C., Reynolds, C. A., Pedersen, N. L. & Hägg, S., Sep 1 2018, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 69, p. 111-116 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Is early life exposure to polyomaviruses and herpesviruses associated with obesity indices and metabolic traits in childhood?

Karachaliou, M., de Sanjose, S., Waterboer, T., Roumeliotaki, T., Vassilaki, M., Sarri, K., Leventakou, V., Vafeiadi, M., Chalkiadaki, G., Stiakaki, E., Michel, A., Pawlita, M., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Jan 30 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Obesity. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Low maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy increases the risk of childhood obesity

Daraki, V., Roumeliotaki, T., Chalkiadaki, G., Katrinaki, M., Karachaliou, M., Leventakou, V., Vafeiadi, M., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Papavasiliou, S., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Aug 1 2018, In : Pediatric obesity. 13, 8, p. 467-475 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Mediterranean Diet, Its Components, and Amyloid Imaging Biomarkers

Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Syrjanen, J. A., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Kremers, W. K., Machulda, M. M., Alhurani, R. E., Staubo, S. C., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Roberts, R. O., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. 64, 1, p. 281-290 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Patterns of Early-Life Social and Environmental Exposures and Child Cognitive Development, Rhea Birth Cohort, Crete, Greece

Kampouri, M., Kyriklaki, A., Roumeliotaki, T., Koutra, K., Anousaki, D., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Jul 1 2018, In : Child Development. 89, 4, p. 1063-1073 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Pregnancy, perinatal and postpartum complications as determinants of postpartum depression: The Rhea mother-child cohort in Crete, Greece

Koutra, K., Vassilaki, M., Georgiou, V., Koutis, A., Bitsios, P., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences. 27, 3, p. 244-255 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Prevalence and outcomes of amyloid positivity among persons without dementia in a longitudinal, population-based setting

Roberts, R. O., Aakre, J. A., Kremers, W. K., Vassilaki, M., Knopman, D. S., Mielke, M. M., Alhurani, R., Geda, Y. E., Machulda, M. M., Coloma, P., Schauble, B., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Petersen, R. C., Aug 1 2018, In : JAMA Neurology. 75, 8, p. 970-979 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2017

Adherence to the Mediterranean diet during pregnancy and offspring adiposity and cardiometabolic traits in childhood

Chatzi, L., Rifas-Shiman, S. L., Georgiou, V., Joung, K. E., Koinaki, S., Chalkiadaki, G., Margioris, A., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Vafeiadi, M., Kogevinas, M., Mantzoros, C., Gillman, M. W. & Oken, E., Aug 1 2017, In : Pediatric obesity. 12, p. 47-56 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Cohort Profile: The Mother-Child Cohort in Crete, Greece (Rhea Study)

Chatzi, L., Leventakou, V., Vafeiadi, M., Koutra, K., Roumeliotaki, T., Chalkiadaki, G., Karachaliou, M., Daraki, V., Kyriklaki, A., Kampouri, M., Fthenou, E., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Fasoulaki, M., Bitsios, P., Koutis, A., Stephanou, E. G. & Kogevinas, M., Oct 1 2017, In : International journal of epidemiology. 46, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
24 Scopus citations
49 Scopus citations

Maternal depression and personality traits in association with child neuropsychological and behavioral development in preschool years: Mother-child cohort (Rhea Study) in Crete, Greece

Koutra, K., Roumeliotaki, T., Kyriklaki, A., Kampouri, M., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Bitsios, P., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 217, p. 89-98 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Neuroimaging biomarkers and impaired olfaction in cognitively normal individuals

Vassilaki, M., Christianson, T. J., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Kremers, W. K., Machulda, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Roberts, R. O., Jun 1 2017, In : Annals of Neurology. 81, 6, p. 871-882 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Organizational culture among levels of health care services in Crete (Greece)

Rovithis, M., Linardakis, M., Merkouris, A., Patiraki, E., Vassilaki, M. & Philalithis, A., Aug 1 2017, In : Applied Nursing Research. 36, p. 9-18 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Weighting and standardization of frequencies to determine prevalence of AD imaging biomarkers

Roberts, R. O., Knopman, D. S., Syrjanen, J. A., Aakre, J. A., Vassilaki, M., Kremers, W. K., Mielke, M. M., Machulda, M. M., Graff-Radford, J., Geda, Y. E., Vemuri, P. D., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Petersen, R. C., Nov 14 2017, In : Neurology. 89, 20, p. 2039-2048 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2016

Association between olfactory dysfunction and amnestic mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer disease dementia

Roberts, R. O., Christianson, T. J. H., Kremers, W. K., Mielke, M. M., Machulda, M. M., Vassilaki, M., Alhurani, R. E., Geda, Y. E., Knopman, D. S. & Petersen, R. C., Jan 1 2016, In : JAMA Neurology. 73, 1, p. 93-101 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Scopus citations

Association of early life exposure to bisphenol A with obesity and cardiometabolic traits in childhood

Vafeiadi, M., Roumeliotaki, T., Myridakis, A., Chalkiadaki, G., Fthenou, E., Dermitzaki, E., Karachaliou, M., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Stephanou, E. G., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Apr 1 2016, In : Environmental Research. 146, p. 379-387 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations

Cord blood leptin levels in relation to child growth trajectories

Karakosta, P., Roumeliotaki, T., Chalkiadaki, G., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Venihaki, M., Malliaraki, N., Kampa, M., Castanas, E., Kogevinas, M., Mantzoros, C. & Chatzi, L., Jun 1 2016, In : Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental. 65, 6, p. 874-882 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Decline in weight and incident mild cognitive impairment Mayo Clinic study of aging

Alhurani, R. E., Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Mielke, M. M., Kremers, W. K., Machulda, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C. & Roberts, R. O., Apr 1 2016, In : JAMA Neurology. 73, 4, p. 439-446 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Dietary patterns in early childhood and child cognitive and psychomotor development: The Rhea mother-child cohort study in Crete

Leventakou, V., Roumeliotaki, T., Sarri, K., Koutra, K., Kampouri, M., Kyriklaki, A., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Apr 28 2016, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 115, 8, p. 1431-1437 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Early growth characteristics and the risk of reduced lung function and asthma: A meta-analysis of 25,000 children

Den Dekker, H. T., Sonnenschein-Van Der Voort, A. M. M., De Jongste, J. C., Anessi-Maesano, I., Arshad, S. H., Barros, H., Beardsmore, C. S., Bisgaard, H., Phar, S. C., Craig, L., Devereux, G., Van Der Ent, C. K., Esplugues, A., Fantini, M. P., Flexeder, C., Frey, U., Forastiere, F., Gehring, U., Gori, D., Van Der Gugten, A. C. & 27 others, Henderson, A. J., Heude, B., Ibarluzea, J., Inskip, H. M., Keil, T., Kogevinas, M., Kreiner-Møller, E., Kuehni, C. E., Lau, S., Mélen, E., Mommers, M., Morales, E., Penders, J., Pike, K. C., Porta, D., Reiss, I. K., Roberts, G., Schmidt, A., Schultz, E. S., Schulz, H., Sunyer, J., Torrent, M., Vassilaki, M., Wijga, A. H., Zabaleta, C., Jaddoe, V. W. V. & Duijts, L., Apr 1 2016, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 137, 4, p. 1026-1035 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Gender differences in the prevalence and clustering of multiple health risk behaviours in young adults

Kritsotakis, G., Psarrou, M., Vassilaki, M., Androulaki, Z. & Philalithis, A. E., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 72, 9, p. 2098-2113 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Impact of prenatal exposure to cadmium on cognitive development at preschool age and the importance of selenium and iodine

Kippler, M., Bottai, M., Georgiou, V., Koutra, K., Chalkiadaki, G., Kampouri, M., Kyriklaki, A., Vafeiadi, M., Fthenou, E., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M., Vahter, M. & Chatzi, L., Nov 1 2016, In : European Journal of Epidemiology. 31, 11, p. 1123-1134 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Is there an association between eating behaviour and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in preschool children?

Leventakou, V., Micali, N., Georgiou, V., Sarri, K., Koutra, K., Koinaki, S., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines. 57, 6, p. 676-684 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Multimorbidity and neuroimaging biomarkers among cognitively normal persons

Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Kremers, W. K., Alhurani, R. E., Machulda, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Roberts, R. O., May 31 2016, In : Neurology. 86, 22, p. 2077-2084 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The independent role of prenatal and postnatal exposure to active and passive smoking on the development of early wheeze in children

Vardavas, C. I., Hohmann, C., Patelarou, E., Martinez, D., Henderson, A. J., Granell, R., Sunyer, J., Torrent, M., Fantini, M. P., Gori, D., Annesi-Maesano, I., Slama, R., Duijts, L., De Jongste, J. C., Aurrekoetxea, J. J., Basterrechea, M., Morales, E., Ballester, F., Murcia, M., Thijs, C. & 17 others, Mommers, M., Kuehni, C. E., Gaillard, E. A., Tischer, C., Heinrich, J., Pizzi, C., Zugna, D., Gehring, U., Wijga, A., Chatzi, L., Vassilaki, M., Bergström, A., Eller, E., Lau, S., Keil, T., Nieuwenhuijsen, M. & Kogevinas, M., Jul 1 2016, In : European Respiratory Journal. 48, 1, p. 115-124 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Variations in Patterns of Utilization and Charges for the Care of Headache in North Carolina, 2000-2009: A Statewide Claims' Data Analysis

Hurwitz, E. L., Vassilaki, M., Li, D., Schneider, M. J., Stevans, J. M., Phillips, R. B., Phelan, S. P., Lewis, E. A. & Armstrong, R. C., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 39, 4, p. 229-239 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Variations in Patterns of Utilization and Charges for the Care of Low Back Pain in North Carolina, 2000 to 2009: A Statewide Claims' Data Analysis

Hurwitz, E. L., Li, D., Guillen, J., Schneider, M. J., Stevans, J. M., Phillips, R. B., Phelan, S. P., Lewis, E. A., Armstrong, R. C. & Vassilaki, M., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 39, 4, p. 252-262 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Variations in Patterns of Utilization and Charges for the Care of Neck Pain in North Carolina, 2000 to 2009: A Statewide Claims' Data Analysis

Hurwitz, E. L., Li, D., Guillen, J., Schneider, M. J., Stevans, J. M., Phillips, R. B., Phelan, S. P., Lewis, E. A., Armstrong, R. C. & Vassilaki, M., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics. 39, 4, p. 240-251 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Association of prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants with obesity and cardiometabolic traits in early childhood: The rhea mother–child cohort (Crete, Greece)

Vafeiadi, M., Georgiou, V., Chalkiadaki, G., Rantakokko, P., Kiviranta, H., Karachaliou, M., Fthenou, E., Venihaki, M., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Kyrtopoulos, S. A., Oken, E., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Oct 1 2015, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 123, 10, p. 1015-1021 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Association of trimester-specific gestational weight gain with fetal growth, offspring obesity, and cardiometabolic traits in early childhood

Karachaliou, M., Georgiou, V., Roumeliotaki, T., Chalkiadaki, G., Daraki, V., Koinaki, S., Dermitzaki, E., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M., Oken, E. & Chatzi, L., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 212, 4, p. 502.e1-502.e14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Breastfeeding duration and cognitive, language and motor development at 18 months of age: Rhea mother-child cohort in Crete, Greece

Leventakou, V., Roumeliotaki, T., Koutra, K., Vassilaki, M., Mantzouranis, E., Bitsios, P., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 69, 3, p. 232-239 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Metabolic profile in early pregnancy is associated with offspring adiposity at 4 years of age: The Rhea pregnancy cohort Crete, Greece

Daraki, V., Georgiou, V., Papavasiliou, S., Chalkiadaki, G., Karahaliou, M., Koinaki, S., Sarri, K., Vassilaki, M., Kogevinas, M. & Chatzi, L., May 13 2015, In : PLoS One. 10, 5, e0126327.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
18 Scopus citations

Multimorbidity and risk of mild cognitive impairment

Vassilaki, M., Aakre, J. A., Cha, R. H., Kremers, W. K., St. Sauver, J., Mielke, M. M., Geda, Y. E., Machulda, M. M., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C. & Roberts, R. O., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 63, 9, p. 1783-1790 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Pregestational excess weight, maternal obstetric complications and mode of delivery in the Rhea cohort in Crete

Vassilaki, M., Chatzi, L., Georgiou, V., Philalithis, A., Kritsotakis, G., Koutis, A. & Kogevinas, M., Jan 1 2015, In : European Journal of Public Health. 25, 4, p. 632-637 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Social capital, tolerance of diversity and adherence to Mediterranean diet: The Rhea Mother-Child Cohort in Crete, Greece

Kritsotakis, G., Chatzi, L., Vassilaki, M., Georgiou, V., Kogevinas, M., Philalithis, A. E. & Koutis, A., Feb 10 2015, In : Public Health Nutrition. 18, 7, p. 1300-1307 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The burden of behavioral risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Europe. A significant prevention deficit

Vassilaki, M., Linardakis, M., Polk, D. M. & Philalithis, A., Dec 1 2015, In : Preventive Medicine. 81, p. 326-332 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2014

Antenatal maternal mental health as determinant of postpartum depression in a population based mother-child cohort (Rhea Study) in Crete, Greece

Koutra, K., Vassilaki, M., Georgiou, V., Koutis, A., Bitsios, P., Chatzi, L. & Kogevinas, M., May 2014, In : Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology. 49, 5, p. 711-721 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Burden of heart disease in Greece: Time to act

Vassilaki, M., Linardakis, M. & Philalithis, A., Jan 1 2014, In : Public Health. 128, 10, p. 940-943 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Caesarean deliveries in the mother-child (Rhea) cohort in Crete, Greece: Almost as frequent as vaginal births and even more common in first-time mothers

Vassilaki, M., Chatzi, L., Rasidaki, M., Bagkeris, E., Kritsotakis, G., Roumeliotaki, T., Koutis, A., Philalithis, A. & Kogevinas, M., Jan 1 2014, In : Hippokratia. 18, 4, p. 298-305 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations