William Jagust MD

Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine
Professor, Public Health and Neuroscience
Research Interests: 
  • Brain aging
  • Dementia
  • Imaging with PET and MRI
Selected Publications: 

Mormino EC, Kluth JT, Madison CM, Rabinovici GD, Baker SL, Miller BL, Koeppe RA, Mathis CA, Weiner MW, Jagust WJ. Episodic memory loss is related to hippocampal-mediated beta-amyloid deposition in elderly subjects. Brain, 132:1310-1323, 2009

Landau SM, Lal R, O'Neil, JP, Baker S, Jagust WJ. Striatal dopamine and working memory. Cerebral Cortex, 19:445-454. 2009

Braskie MN, Wilcox CE, Landau SM, O'Neil JP, Baker SL, Madison CM, Kluth JT, Jagust WJ. Relationship of striatal dopamine synthesis capacity to age and cognition. Journal of Neuroscience, 28:14320-14328, 2008

Sun F.T., Schriber R.A., Greenia J.M., He J., Gitcho A., Jagust W.J. (2007). Automated template-based PET region of interest analyses in the aging brain. Neuroimage, 34:608-617.

Nordahl C.W., Ranganath C., Yonelinas A.P., DeCarli C., Fletcher E., Jagust W.J. (2006). White matter changes compromise prefrontal cortex function in healthy elderly individuals. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 18:418-429.

Jagust W.J., Gitcho A., Sun F., Kuczynski B., Mungas D., Haan M. (2006). Brain imaging evidence of preclinical Alzheimer's disease in normal aging. Annals of Neurology, 59:673-681.

Aiello A.E., Haan M.N., Blythe L., Moore K., Gonzalez J.M., Jagust W. (2006). The influence of latent viral infection on rate of cognitive decline over four years. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 54:1046-1054.

DeCarli C., Fletcher E., Ramey V., Harvey D., Jagust W.J. (2005). Anatomical mapping of white matter hyperintensities (WMH): Exploring relationships between periventricular WMH, deep WMH and total WMH burden. Stroke 36:50-55.

Nordahl C.W., Ranganath C., Yonelinas A.P., DeCarli C., Reed B.R., Jagust W.J. (2005). Different mechanisms of episodic memory failure in mild cognitive impairment. Neuropsychologia,43:1688-1697.

Tullberg M., Fletcher E., DeCarli C., Mungas D., Reed B.R., Harvey J., Weiner M.W., Chui H.C., Jagust W.J. (2004). White matter lesions impair frontal lobe function regardless of their location. Neurology, 63:246-253.

Haan M.N., Mungas D.M., Gonzales H.M., Ortiz T.A., Acharya A., Jagust W.J. (2003). Prevalence of dementia in older Latinos: the influence of type 2 diabetes, stroke, and genetic factors. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 51:169-177.

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