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Year 2013 Abstracts/Posters/Presentations

Apostolova LG, Hwang K, Kohannim O, Jack Jr CR, Shaw L, Trojanowski JQ, Weiner MW, Thompson PM. Presence of brain amyloidosis can be ascertained from cognitive, imaging and peripheral blood protein measures. Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Apostolova LG, Hwang KS, Ramirez LM, Sears R, Klein E, Gao F, Horvath S, Thompson PM, Cummings JL, Coppola G. A gene co-expression module in peripheral blood correlates with hippocampal atrophy in elderly subjects. Abstract was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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Babakchanian S1,2, Chow N1,2, Green AE3, Somme JH4, Hwang KS1,2, Jack CR5, Thompson PM1,2, Apostolova LG1,2. 1Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA,
2Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 3Department of Physiology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia,
4Department of Neurology, Cruces University Hospital, Baracaldo, Spain,
5Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA. Automated and Manual Hippocampal Segmentation Techniques: A Comparison of Results and Reproducibility. Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Babakchanian S, Somme J, Honarpisheh H, Hwang K, Biado K, Tung S, Frew A, Alger J, Wisco J, Schettler SP, Zarow C, Vinters HV, Apostolova LG. The Relationship between hippocampal atrophy and neuropathology markers: a 7T study. An oral presentation was given at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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Ben-Ami J, Izaguirre B, McLaughlin P, Lin B, Maurer M, Apostolova LG, Ringman J, Tingus KD, Wright MJ, Woo E. The Roles of Semantic and Serial Clustering in Everyday Functioning in Mild Cognitive Impairment. Abstract was presented at the 41st annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS 2013), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, February 6-9, 2013.
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Boccardi M1, Bocchetta M1, Apostolova LG2, Barnes J3, Bartzokis G4, Corbetta G1, DeCarli C5, deToledo-Morrell L6, Firbank M7, Ganzola R8, Gerritsen L9, Henneman W10, Killiany RJ11, Malykhin N12, Pasqualetti P13, Pruessner JC14, Redolfi A1, Robitaille N8, Soininen H15, Tolomeo D1, Wang L16, Watson C17, Wolf H18, Duchesne S8, Jack CR19, Frisoni GB1, for the EADC-ADNI Working Group on The Harmonized Protocol for Hippocampal Volumetry. 1LENITEM - IRCCS S. GIOVANNI DI DIO FATEBENEFRATELLI, Brescia, Italy, 2David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 3University College London (UCL), London, UK, 4David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 5University of California, Davis, CA, USA, 6Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA, 7Institute for Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 8Université Laval and Centre de Recherche Université Laval - Robert Giffard, Quebec City, 
QC, Canada, 9Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, 10VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 11Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA, 12University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 13Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca, Roma, Italy, 14McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada, 15University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland, 16Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 17Wayne State University School of Medicine, D-University Health Center, St. Antoine, Detroit, 
MI, USA, 18Psychiatric University Hospitals, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 19Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA. Definition of Harmonized Protocol for Hippocampal Segmentation. Abstract was presented at the 11th International Conference on Alzheimer's & Parkinson's Diseases (AD/PD 2013), Florence, Italy, March 6-10, 2013.
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Boccardi M1, Bocchetta M1,2, Apostolova LG4, Ganzola R3, Preboske G5, Wolf D6, Pasqualetti P2, Robitaille N3, Duchesne S3, Jack Jr CR5, Frisoni GB1, for the EADC-ADNI Working Group on The Harmonized Protocol for Hippocampal Volumetry and the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. 1LENITEM (Laboratory of Epidemiology, Neuroimaging and Telemedicine) IRCCS - S. Giovanni di Dio - Fatebenefratelli Brescia, Italy (MB, MBocch, AR, GBF), 2AFaR (Associazione Fatebenefratelli per la Ricerca), S. Giovanni Calibita -Fatebenefratelli, Rome, Italy, 3Department of Radiology, Université Laval and Centre de Recherche de l'Institut universitaire de santé mentale de Québec, Quebec City, Canada, 4Mary S. Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research and Laboratory of NeuroImaging, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, 5Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA, 6Klinik für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany. EADC-ADNI Benchmark Images for Harmonized Hippocampal Segmentation. Poster was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Chow N, Hwang KS, Babakchanian S, Thompson PM, Jack CR, Weiner MW, Apostolova LG. Comparing 3T and 1.5T MRI for Mapping Hippocampal Atrophy in the Alzheimer 's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI). Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Chow Na,b, Hwang Ka,b, Babakhanian Sa,b, Green AEc, Somme JHd, Thompson PMa,b, Jack CRe, Weiner Mf, Apostolova LGa,b. a Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, b Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA, c Department of Physiology, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, d Department of Neurology, Cruces University Hospital, Baraclado, Spain, e Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA, f Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA. Mapping Hippocampal Atrophy in Alzheimer's Disease at 3T and 1.5T MRI. Abstract was presented at the 19th Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM), Seattle, Washington, USA, June 16-20, 2013.
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Clark D, Hwang K, McLaughlin P, Babakchanian S, Woo E, Apostolova LG. Gray Matter Correlates of Alzheimer's Risk as Quantified With Latent Information in Semantic Fluency Lists. Abstract was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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Duchesne S1, 2, Valdivia F2, Robitaille N2, Apostolova L3, Bocchetta M4, 5, Ganzola R2, Preboske G6, Wolf D7, Boccardi M4, Jack CR Jr6, Frisoni GB4, for the EADC-ADNI Working Group on The Harmonized Protocol for Hippocampal Volumetry and for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Manual segmentation certification platform for the EADC-ADNI Harmonized Protocol for Hippocampal Volumetry Project. Abstract was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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Eastman JA1,2, Hwang KS1,2, Lazaris A4, Chow N1,2, Ramirez L2,3, Babakchanian S1,2, Woo E1, Thompson PM5, Apostolova LG1,2. 1Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 3Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA, 4UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, 5Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuroimaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. 3D Mapping of Semantic Fluency in Alzheimer’s Disease. Poster was presented at the 41st Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS 2013), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, February 6-9, 2013.
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Eastman JA1,2, Hwang KS1,2, Lazaris A4, Chow N1,2,
 Ramirez L2,3, Babakchanian S1,2, Woo E1, Thompson PM5, Apostolova LG1,2. 1Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 
2Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 3Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA, 4UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, 
5Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuroimaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. The Relationship Between Cortical Thickness and Semantic Fluency in Clinical and Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s Disease. Poster was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Hwang K, Lazaris A, Eastman J, Teng E, Koeppe RA, Thompson PM, Gylys K, Cole G, Jack CR Jr, Shaw L, Soares H, Trojanowski J, Weiner MW, Apostolova LG. Peripheral blood plasma protein levels associate with Pittsburgh compound B binding in the brain. Abstract was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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Izaguirre B, Ben-Ami J, McLaughlin P, Rajagopal M, He A, Apostolova LG, Ringman J, Tingus KD, Woo E. The cognitive foundations of memory strategy use in mild cognitive impairment. Abstract was presented at the 41st annual meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS 2013), Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, February 6-9, 2013.
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Jiang D1, Hwang KS2, Bordelon Y2, Apostolova LG2. 1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH. 2Department of Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Cortical Atrophy and Gene Expression in Parkinson’s Disease with Mild Cognitive Impairment. An oral presentation was given at The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting, Grapevine, Texas, USA, May 3-5, 2013.
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Ramirez LM1,2,3, Hwang KS1,2, Eastman JA1,2, Babakchanian S1,2, Zhou Y1, Elashoff D4, Sears R5, Klein E5, Gao F5, Coppola G5, Thompson PM1,2,5, Apostolova LG1,2. 1Department of Neurology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA,
2Imaging Genetics Center, Laboratory of Neuroimaging, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 3Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA,
4Statistics Core, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 5Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Common Variants in ABCA7, MS4A6A, and PICALM are Associated with Cortical Atrophy. Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Ringman J1*, Liang LJ2, Flores M2, Wharton D3, Goate A4, Schofield P5, Cairns N4, Benzinger T4, Fagan A4, Xiong C4, Ghetti B6, McDade E7, Masters C8, Mayeux R9, Rossor M10, Sperling R11, Salloway S12, Marcus DS4, Martins R13, Bateman R4, Morris J4. 1Easton Center for Alzheimer's Disease Research, 2David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 3UCLA Department of Neurology, 
4Washington University School of Medicine, 5Neuroscience Research Australia, 6Indiana University, 
7DO University of Pittsburgh, 8University of Melbourne, 9Columbia University, 10University College London, 
11Brigham and Women's University - Massachusetts General Hospital, 12Brown University, 
13Edith Cowan University. Early Behavioral Changes in Familial Alzheimer’s Disease: Results from the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network. Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Ringman JM, Sears R, Gao F, Lane J, Chan Hsu S, Klein E, Wharton D, Hwang K, Apostolova LG, Coppola G. Decreased Expression of Peptidase Inhibitors in Peripheral Blood from Familial Alzheimer’s Disease Mutation Carriers. Abstract was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Ringman J1*, Simon J2, Wharton D1, Medina L3, Alvarez-Retuerto AI1, Coppola G1, Gluck MA2, Myers C4. 1Easton Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research at UCLA, 2Rutgers University, 3SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 4Veterans Affairs Medical Center - New Jersey Healthcare System. Impaired Generalization of Acquired Memory Pairings in Preclinical familial Alzheimer’s disease (FAD) Mutation Carriers. Poster was presented at the 65th annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 16-23, 2013.
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Scott T, Avila J, Woo E, Apostolova L, Ringman J, Lu P, Razani J. Classifying Individuals with MCI and Healthy Elderly With a Daily Activities Task. Abstract was presented at the 25th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science Washington, DC, USA, May 23-26, 2013.
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Woo E, McLaughlin P, Ben-Ami J, Izaguirre B, Wright MJ, Tingus K, Apostolova LG, Ringman JM. Spontaneous use and incidental learning of an effective memory strategy in mild cognitive impairment. Abstract was presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013), Boston, Massachusetts, USA, July 13-18, 2013.
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