BALTIMORE EXPERIENCE CORPS TRIAL (BECT) & BRAIN HEALTH SUBSTUDY (BHS)

Yasar, S., Moored, K. D., Adam, A., Zabel, F., Chuang, Y. F., Varma, V. R., & Carlson, M. C. (2020). Angiotensin II Blood Levels Are Associated with Smaller Hippocampal and Cortical Volumes in Cognitively Normal Older Adults. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, (Preprint), 1-9.

BALTIMORE EXPERIENCE CORPS TRIAL (BECT) & BRAIN HEALTH SUBSTUDY (BHS)

Armstrong, N. M., Gitlin, L. N., Parisi, J. M., Carlson, M. C., Rebok, G. W., & Gross, A. L. (2017). E pluribus unum: Harmonization of physical functioning across intervention studies of middle-aged and older adults. PloS one, 12(7), e0181746.

Armstrong, N. M., Gitlin, L. N., Parisi, J. M., Carlson, M. C., Rebok, G. W., & Gross, A. L. (2017). E pluribus unum: Harmonization of physical functioning across intervention studies of middle-aged and older adults. PloS one, 12(7), e0181746.

Andrews, R. M., Tan, E. J., Varma, V. R., Rebok, G. W., Romani, W. A., Seeman, T. E., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2017). Positive aging expectations are associated with physical activity among urban-dewelling older adults. The Gerontologist, 57(suppl_2), S178-S186.

Mahajan, A., Deal, J. A., & Carlson, M. (2017). Interventions in Parkinson's disease: Role of executive function. Frontiers in bioscience (Landmark edition), 22, 416.

Tang, X., Varma, V. R., Miller, M. I., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Education is associated with sub-regions of the hippocampus and the amygdala vulnerable to neuropathologies of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Structure and Function, 1-11.

Varma, V. R., Tang, X., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Hippocampal sub‐regional shape and physical activity in older adults. Hippocampus.

Yasar, S., Schuchman, M., Peters, J., Anstey, K. J., Carlson, M. C., & Peters, R. (2016). Relationship Between Antihypertensive Medications and Cognitive Impairment: Part I. Review of Human Studies and Clinical Trials. Current Hypertension Reports, 18(8), 67.

Varma, V. R., Tan, E. J., Gross, A. L., Harris, G., Romani, W., Fried, L. P., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Effect of community volunteering on physical activity: A randomized controlled trial. American journal of preventive medicine, 50(1), 106-110.

Varma, V. R., Carlson, M. C., Parisi, J. M., Tanner, E. K., McGill, S., Fried, L. P., et al. (2015). Experience Corps Baltimore: Exploring the stressors and rewards of high-intensity civic engagement. Gerontologist, 55(6), 1038-1049.

Tang, X., Varma, V. R., Miller, M. I., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Education is associated with sub-regions of the hippocampus and the amygdala vulnerable to neuropathologies of Alzheimer’s disease. Brain Structure and Function, 1-11.

Varma, V. R., Tang, X., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Hippocampal sub‐regional shape and physical activity in older adults. Hippocampus.

Parisi JM, Ramsey CM, Carlson MC, Xue QL, Huang J, Romani WA, McGill S, Seeman TE, Tanner EK, Barron J, Tan EJ, Gruenwald TL, Diibor I, Fried LP, Rebok GW. Impact of Experience Corps participation on school climate. Prevention Science. February 2015.

Gruenwald TL, Tanner EK, Carlson MC, Xue QL, Parisi JM, Rebok GW, Yamell, L, Seeman TE. The Baltimore Experience Corps trial: enhancing generativity via intergenerational activity engagement in later life. Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological and Social Sciences. 2015.

Carlson MC, Kuo JH, Chuang YF, Varma VR, Harris GC, Albert MA, Erickson KI, Kramer AF, Parisi JM, Xue QL, Tan EJ, Tanner EK, Gross A, Seeman TW, Gruenewald TL, McGill S, Rebok GW, Fried LP. Impact of a multi-modal intervention on brain volume: the Baltimore experience corps trial brain health study. Alzheimer’s & Dementia.

Varma, V. R., Chuang, Y. F., Harris, G. C., Tan, E. J., & Carlson, M. C. (2015). Low‐intensity daily walking activity is associated with hippocampal volume in older adults. Hippocampus, 25(5), 605-615.

Parisi, J. M., Kuo, J., Rebok, G. W., Xue, Q. L., Fried, L. P., Gruenewald, T. L., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2015). Increases in lifestyle activities as a result of Experience Corps® participation. Journal of Urban Health, 92(1), 55-66.

Varma, V. R., Carlson, M. C., Parisi, J. M., Tanner, E. K., McGill, S., Fried, L. P., ... & Gruenewald, T. L. (2015). Experience Corps Baltimore: Exploring the stressors and rewards of high-intensity civic engagement. The Gerontologist, 55(6), 1038-1049.

Chuang, Y. F., Eldreth, D., Erickson, K. I., Varma, V., Harris, G., Fried, L. P., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2014). Cardiovascular risks and brain function: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of executive function in older adults. Neurobiology of aging, 35(6), 1396-1403.

Jonassaint, C. R., Varma, V. R., Chuang, Y. F., Harris, G. C., Yasar, S., Polinder-Bos, H., & Carlson, M. C. (2014). Lower hemoglobin is associated with poorer cognitive performance and smaller brain volume in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(5), 972.

Varma, V. R., Tan, E. J., Wang, T., Xue, Q. L., Fried, L. P., Seplaki, C. L., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2013). Low-intensity walking activity is associated with better health. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 0733464813512896.

Parisi, J. M., Xia, J., Spira, A. P., Xue, Q. L., Rieger, M. L., Rebok, G. W., & Carlson, M. C. (2014). The association between lifestyle activities and late-life depressive symptoms. Activities, adaptation & aging, 38(1), 1-10.

Fried, L. P., Carlson, M. C., McGill, S., Seeman, T., Xue, Q. L., Frick, K., ... & Piferi, R. (2013). Experience Corps: A dual trial to promote the health of older adults and children's academic success. Contemporary clinical trials, 36(1), 1-13.

Tan, E.J., McGill, S., Tanner, E.K., Carlson, M.C., Rebok, G.W., Seeman, T.E., & Fried, L.P. (2013). The Evolution of an Academic-Community Partnership in the Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Experience Corps(R) Baltimore City: A Courtship Model. The Gerontologist.

Carlson, M.C., Seplaki, C.L., & Seeman, T.E. (2012). Reversing the impact of disparities in socioeconomic status over the life course on cognitive and brain aging. In Wolfe, B, Evans, WN, & Seeman, TE (Eds.), The biological consequences of socioeconomic inequalities (215-247). Russell Sage Foundation Publications.

Carlson, M. C., Eldreth, D. A., Chuang, Y., & Eaton, W. W. (2012). Mental disorders across the life span and the role of executive function networks. Public mental health.

Parisi, J.M., Rebok, G.W., Seeman, T.E., Tanner, E.K., Tan, E., Fried, L.P.,...Carlson, M.C. (2012). Lifestyle activities in sociodemographically at-risk urban, older adults prior to participation in the Baltimore Experience Corps trial. Activities, Adaptation & Aging. 36, 242-260.

Parisi, J.M., Rebok, G.W., Xue, Q.L., Fried, L.P., Seeman, T.E., Tanner, E.K.,...Carlson, M.C. (2012). The role of education and intellectual activity on cognition. Journal of Aging Research.

Agbedia, O.O., Varma, V.R., Seplaki, C.L., Seeman, T.E., Fried, L.P., Li, L.,...Carlson, M.C. (2011). Blunted diurnal decline of cortisol among older adults with low socioeconomic status. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.

Tan, E.J., Tanner, E.K., Seeman, T.E., Xue, Q.L., Rebok, G.W., Frick, K.D.,...Fried LP. (2010). Marketing public health through older adult volunteering: Experience Corps as a social marketing intervention. American Journal of Public Health.

Carlson, M.C., Erickson, K.I., Kramer, A.F., Voss, M.W., Bolea, N., Mielke, M.,...Fried, L.P. (2009). Evidence for neurocognitive plasticity in at-risk older adults: The Experience Corps Program. Journals of Gerontology: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences.

Carlson, M. C., Saczynski, J. S., Rebok, G. W., Seeman, T., Glass, T. A., McGill, S., ... & Fried, L. P. (2008). Exploring the effects of an “everyday” activity program on executive function and memory in older adults: Experience Corps®. The Gerontologist, 48(6), 793-801.

Fried, L.P., Carlson, M.C., Freedman, M., Frick, K.D., Glass, T.A., Hill, J.,...Zeger, S. (2004). A social model for health promotion for an aging population: Initial evidence on the Experience Corps model. Journal of Urban Health, 81(1): 64-78.

Brydges, C. R., Carlson, M. C., Andrews, R. M., Rebok, G. W., & Bielak, A. A. (2020). Using Cognitive Intraindividual Variability to Measure Intervention Effectiveness: Results from the Baltimore Experience Corps Trial. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B.

Armstrong, N. M., Andrews, R., Gross, A. L., Varma, V. R., Xue, Q.-L., & Carlson, M. C. (2019). The association of a novel cognitive frailty index and physical functioning in older at-risk adults.Aging & Mental Health, 1–8.

Rebok, G. W., Parisi, J. M., Barron, J. S., Carlson, M. C., Diibor, I., Frick, K. D., … Xue, Q.-L. (2019). Impact of Experience Corps® Participation on Children’s Academic Achievement and School Behavior. Prevention Science, 20(4), 478–487. 

Moored, K. D., Chan, T., Varma, V. R., Chuang, Y.-F., Parisi, J. M., & Carlson, M. C. (2018). Engagement in enriching early-life activities is associated with larger hippocampal and amygdala volumes in community-dwelling older adults. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. 

Chan, T., Parisi, J. M., Moored, K. D., & Carlson, M. C. (n.d.). Variety of Enriching Early-Life Activities Linked to Late-Life Cognitive Functioning in Urban Community-Dwelling African Americans. The Journals of Gerontology: Series B. 

Shang, X., Carlson, M. C., & Tang, X. (2018). Quantitative comparisons of three automated methods for estimating intracranial volume: A study of 270 longitudinal magnetic resonance images. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 274, 23–30. 

Yasar, S., Varma, V. R., Harris, G. C., & Carlson, M. C. (2018). Associations of Angiotensin Converting Enzyme-1 and Angiotensin II Blood Levels and Cognitive Function. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 63(2), 655–664. 

Armstrong, N. M., Gitlin, L. N., Parisi, J. M., Carlson, M. C., Rebok, G. W., & Gross, A. L. (2017). E pluribus unum: Harmonization of physical functioning across intervention studies of middle-aged and older adults. PloS one, 12(7), e0181746.

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