Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, MD, PhD


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  • 4851 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
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  • Q Science (General)
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • genetics
  • genomics
  • transcriptome
  • gene expression
  • epigenetics
  • dementia

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Research Output 1996 2019

  • 4851 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 96 Article
  • 3 Chapter
  • 3 Comment/debate

Effect of age, ethnicity, sex, cognitive status and APOE genotype on amyloid load and the threshold for amyloid positivity

Duara, R., Loewenstein, D. A., Lizarraga, G., Adjouadi, M., Barker, W. W., Greig-Custo, M. T., Rosselli, M., Penate, A., Shea, Y. F., Behar, R., Ollarves, A., Robayo, C., Hanson, K., Marsiske, M., Burke, S., Taner, N., Vaillancourt, D., De Santi, S., Golde, T. & ST, D. K., Jan 1 2019, In : NeuroImage: Clinical. 22, 101800.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Hispanic Americans
Positron-Emission Tomography
10 Citations (Scopus)

[18F]AV-1451 clustering of entorhinal and cortical uptake in Alzheimer's disease

Whitwell, J. L., Graff-Radford, J., Tosakulwong, N., Weigand, S. D., Machulda, M. M., Senjem, M. L., Schwarz, C. G., Spychalla, A. J., Jones, D. T., Drubach, D. A., Knopman, D. S., Boeve, B. F., Taner, N., Petersen, R. C., Lowe, V., Jack, C. R. J. & Josephs, K. A., Feb 1 2018, In : Annals of Neurology. 83, 2, p. 248-257 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cluster Analysis
Alzheimer Disease
Apolipoprotein E4
Entorhinal Cortex

ABI3 and PLCG2 missense variants as risk factors for neurodegenerative diseases in Caucasians and African Americans 11 Medical and Health Sciences 1109 Neurosciences 06 Biological Sciences 0604 Genetics

Conway, O. J., Carrasquillo, M. M., Wang, X., Bredenberg, J. M., Reddy, J. S., Strickland, S. L., Younkin, C. S., Burgess, J. D., Allen, M., Lincoln, S. J., Nguyen, T., Malphrus, K. G., Soto, A. I., Walton, R. L., Boeve, B. F., Petersen, R. C., Lucas, J. A., Ferman, T. J., Cheshire, W. P., Van Gerpen, J. A. & 6 othersUitti, R. J., Wszolek, Z. K., Ross, O. A., Dickson, D. W., Graff Radford, N. R. & Taner, N., Oct 11 2018, In : Molecular Neurodegeneration. 13, 1, 53.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biological Science Disciplines
Neurodegenerative Diseases
African Americans
Alzheimer Disease

An alternative transcript of the Alzheimer's disease risk gene SORL1 encodes a truncated receptor

Blechingberg, J., Poulsen, A. S. A., Kjølby, M., Monti, G., Allen, M., Ivarsen, A. K., Lincoln, S. J., Thotakura, G., Vægter, C. B., Taner, N., Nykjær, A. & Andersen, O. M., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Neurobiology of Aging.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alzheimer Disease
Amyloid beta-Protein Precursor
Amino Acid Receptors
9 Citations (Scopus)

APOE ε4 is associated with severity of Lewy body pathology independent of Alzheimer pathology

Dickson, D. W., Heckman, M. G., Murray, M. E., Soto, A. I., Walton, R. L., Diehl, N. N., Van Gerpen, J. A., Uitti, R. J., Wszolek, Z. K., Taner, N., Knopman, D. S., Petersen, R. C., Graff Radford, N. R., Boeve, B. F., Bu, G. D., Ferman, T. J. & Ross, O. A., Sep 18 2018, In : Neurology. 91, 12, p. e1182-e1195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lewy Bodies
Alzheimer Disease
Odds Ratio