PUBLICATIONS

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BALTIMORE EXPERIENCE CORPS TRIAL (BECT)

BRAIN HEALTH SUBSTUDY (BHS)

MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TO MODEL LIFE SPACE

GINKGO EVALUATION OF MEMORY (GEM) STUDY

CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH STUDY (CHS)

WOMEN'S HEALTH & AGING STUDY (WHAS) II

Carlson Lab

PUBLICATIONS BY YEAR

2015

Varma, V. R., Tan, E. J., Gross, A. L., Harris, G., Romani, W., Fried, L. P., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2015). Effect of Community Volunteering on Physical Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial. American journal of preventive medicine. DOI:10.1016/j.amepre.2015.06.015

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. DOI: 10.1002/hipo.22397

Rosso, A., Flatt, J., Lovasi, G., Brown, A., Carlson, M., Roux, A. D., ... & Gianaros, P. (2015). Neighborhood socioeconomic status, cognitive function, and small vessel disease (S45. 006).Neurology, 84(14 Supplement), S45-006.

Shimizu, M., Carlson, M., & Yasar, S. (2015, April). Antihypertensive medications and blood pressure variability: Women's Health and Aging Study II (WHAS II). In JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN GERIATRICS SOCIETY(Vol. 63, pp. S276-S277). 111 RIVER ST, HOBOKEN 07030-5774, NJ USA: WILEY-BLACKWELL.

Carlson, M. C., Kuo, J. H., Chuang, Y. F., Varma, V. R., Harris, G., Albert, M. S., ... & Fried, L. P. (2015). Impact of the Baltimore Experience Corps Trial on cortical and hippocampal volumes. Alzheimer's & Dementia. DOI:10.1016/j.jalz.2014.12.005

Rosso, A. L., Sanders, J. L., Arnold, A. M., Boudreau, R. M., Hirsch, C. H., Carlson, M. C., ... & Newman, A. B. (2015). Multisystem Physiologic Impairments and Changes in Gait Speed of Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 70(3), 317-322.

Gruenewald, T. L., Tanner, E. K., Fried, L. P., Carlson, M. C., Xue, Q. L., Parisi, J. M., ... & Seeman, T. E. (2015). The Baltimore Experience Corps Trial: Enhancing Generativity via Intergenerational Activity Engagement in Later Life.The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, gbv005.

Parisi, J. M., Ramsey, C. M., Carlson, M. C., Xue, Q. L., Huang, J., Romani, W. A., ... & Rebok, G. W. (2015). Impact of Experience Corps® Participation on School Climate. Prevention Science, 1-10.

Carlson, M. C., & Varma, V. R. (2015). Activity and neurocognitive health in older adults. Neuropsychology of cardiovascular Disease. 2nd ed. Psychology Press, New York, NY, 79-108.

2013 - 2014

Trahan MA, Kuo J, Carlson MC, Gitlin LN. A systematic review of strategies to foster activity engagement in persons with Dementia. Health Educ Behav. 2014; 41: 70S

Scherer RW, Formby C, Gold S, Erdman S, Rohde C, Carlson MC, Shade D, Tucker M, Sensinger LM, Hughes G, Conley GS, Downey N, Eades C, Jylkka M, Harper C, Kantor S, Sierra-Irizarry B, Sulllivan M. The Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Trial (TRTT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. In Press

Parisi JM, Franchetti MK, Rebok GW, Spira AP, Carlson MC, Willis SL, Gross AL. Depressive Symptoms and Inductive Reasoning Performance: Findings from the ACTIVE Reasoning Training Intervention. Psychol Aging. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Krall JR, Carlson MC, Fried LP, Xue QL. Examining the Dynamic, Bidirectional Associations Between Cognitive and Physical Functioning in Older Adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Rosso, AL, Sanders, JL, Arnold AM, Boudreau RM, Hirsch CH, Carlson MC, Rosano, C., Kritchevsky SB, & Newman AB. Multisystem Physiologic Impairments and Changes in Gait Speed of Older Adults. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. In press.

Palta P, Xue Q-L, Deal JA, Fried LP, Walston JD, Carlson MC. Interleukin-6 and C-Reactive protein levels and 9-year cognitive decline in community-dwelling older women: the women’s health and aging study II. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. E-pub ahead of print. Doi:10.1093/Gerona/glu132.

Kalra L, Yasar S, Kawas C, Carlson MC. Antihypertensive drugs decrease risk of Alzheimer disease: Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Neurology. 2014; 82(13): 1192-3.

Carlson MC, Varma VR, Adam A, Harris GC, Zipunnikov V, Crainiceanu C. Mobile technology to measure activities related to cognitive health in older adults. In Press.

Varma VR, Carlson MC, Parisi JM, McGill S, Fried LP, Song LH, Gruenwald TL. Experience Corps Baltimore: exploring the rewards and stressors of high-intensity civic engagement. Gerontologist. March 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Chuang Y, Eldreth D, Erickson KI, Varma VR, Harris GC, Fried LP, Rebok GW, Tanner EK, Carlson MC. Cardiovascular risks and brain function: an fMRI study of executive function in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Jonassaint CR, Varma VR, Chuang Y, Harris GC, Yasar S, Polinder-Bos H, Carlson MC. Lower hemoglobin is associated with poorer cognitive performance and smaller brain volume in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. In Press.

Varma VR. Tan EJ, Wang T, Xue Q, Fried LP, King AC, Seplaki CL, Seeman TE, Rebok GW, Carlson MC. The association between low-intensity activity and mobility difficulty. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

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, and Aging. 38(1). In Press.

Yasar, S., Xia, J., Yao, W., Furberg, C.D., Xue, QL, Mercado, C.I., Fitzpatrick, A.L., Fried, L.P., Kawas, C.H., Sink, K.M., Williamson, J.D., DeKosky, S.T., & Carlson, M.C. (2013). Antihypertensive drugs decrease risk of Alzheimer¹s disease: Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Neurology, In Press.
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a35228

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.

Fried, L.P. , Carlson, M.C., McGill, S., Seeman, T., Xue, Q.L., Frick, K., Tan, E., Tanner, E.K., Barron, J., Frangakis, C., Piferi, R., Martinez, I., Gruenewald, T., Martin, B.K., Berry-Vaughn, L., Stewart, J., Dickersin, K., Willging, P.R., Rebok, G.W.. (2013). Experience Corps: A dual trial to promote the health of older adults and children's academic success. Contemporary Clinical Trials.
DOI:10.1016/j.cct.2013.05.003.

2016

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.

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.

Clark, S., Parisi, J., Kuo, J., & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Physical activity is associated with reduced risk of executive function impairment in older women. Journal of Aging and Health, 28(4), 726-739.

Gross, A. L., Xue, Q. L., Bandeen-Roche, K., Fried, L. P., Varadhan, R., McAdams-DeMarco, M. A., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Declines and Impairment in Executive Function Predict Onset of Physical Frailty. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, glw067.

Rosso, A. L., Flatt, J. D., Carlson, M. C., Lovasi, G. S., Rosano, C., Brown, A. F., et al. (2016). Neighborhood socioeconomic status and cognitive function in late life. American Journal of Epidemiology, 183(12), 1088-1097.

Varma, V. R., Hausdorff, J. M., Studenski, S. A., Rosano, C., Camicioli, R., Alexander, N. B., ... & Carlson, M. C. (2016). Aging, the Central Nervous System, and Mobility in Older Adults: Interventions. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, glw080.

2012

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., & Chuang, Y.F. (2012). Mental disorders across the life span and the role of executive function networks. In Eaton, WW (Ed.) Public mental health (245-268). Oxford University Press.
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390445.003.0009

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.
DOI:10.1155/2012/416132.

Bettermann, K., Arnold, A.M., Williamson, J., Rapp, S., Sink, K., Toole, J.,...Burke, G.L. (2012). Statins, risk of dementia and cognitive function: Secondary analysis of the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2010.11.002.

Yasar, S., Lin, F., Fried, L.P., Kawas, C.H., Sink, K.M., DeKosky, S.T., Carlson, M.C.; Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study Investigators. (2012). Diuretic use is associated with better learning and memory in older adults in the Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Alzheimer's & Dementia.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2011.03.010

Carlson, M.C., Parisi, J., Xia, J., Xue, Q.L., Rebok, G.W.,...Fried LP. (2012). Lifestyle activities and memory: Variety may be the spice of life. The Women’s Health and Aging Study II. Journal of International Neuropsychological Society.
DOI: 10.1017/S135561771100169X

Mielke, M., Bandura, V.V., Haughey, N.J., Xia, J., Fried, L.P., Yasar, S.,...Carlson, M.C., (2012). Serum ceramides increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease: The Women's Health and Aging Study II. Neurology.
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e318264e380

2011

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.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-6632.2011.06151.x

2010

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.
DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2009.169151

Kuller, L.H., Ives, D.G., Fitzpatrick, A.L., Carlson, M.C., Mercado, C., Lopez, O.L., Burke, G.L., Furberg, C.D., DeKosky, S.T.; Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory (GEM) Study Investigators. (2010). Does ginkgo biloba reduce the risk of cardiovascular events? Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.109.871640

Barnes, D., Haight, T.J., Mehta, K.M., Carlson, M.C., Kuller, L.H., & Tager, I.B. (2010). Secondhand Smoke, Vascular Disease and Dementia Incidence: Findings From the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study. American Journal of Epidemiology.
DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwp376

2009 AND EARLIER

Trahan MA, Kuo J, Carlson MC, Gitlin LN. A systematic review of strategies to foster activity engagement in persons with Dementia. Health Educ Behav. 2014; 41: 70S

Scherer RW, Formby C, Gold S, Erdman S, Rohde C, Carlson MC, Shade D, Tucker M, Sensinger LM, Hughes G, Conley GS, Downey N, Eades C, Jylkka M, Harper C, Kantor S, Sierra-Irizarry B, Sulllivan M. The Tinnitus Retraining Therapy Trial (TRTT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. In Press

Parisi JM, Franchetti MK, Rebok GW, Spira AP, Carlson MC, Willis SL, Gross AL. Depressive Symptoms and Inductive Reasoning Performance: Findings from the ACTIVE Reasoning Training Intervention. Psychol Aging. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Krall JR, Carlson MC, Fried LP, Xue QL. Examining the Dynamic, Bidirectional Associations Between Cognitive and Physical Functioning in Older Adults. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Rosso, AL, Sanders, JL, Arnold AM, Boudreau RM, Hirsch CH, Carlson MC, Rosano, C., Kritchevsky SB, & Newman AB. Multisystem Physiologic Impairments and Changes in Gait Speed of Older Adults. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. In press.

Palta P, Xue Q-L, Deal JA, Fried LP, Walston JD, Carlson MC. Interleukin-6 and C-Reactive protein levels and 9-year cognitive decline in community-dwelling older women: the women’s health and aging study II. Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences. E-pub ahead of print. Doi:10.1093/Gerona/glu132.

Kalra L, Yasar S, Kawas C, Carlson MC. Antihypertensive drugs decrease risk of Alzheimer disease: Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Neurology. 2014; 82(13): 1192-3.

Carlson MC, Varma VR, Adam A, Harris GC, Zipunnikov V, Crainiceanu C. Mobile technology to measure activities related to cognitive health in older adults. In Press.

Varma VR, Carlson MC, Parisi JM, McGill S, Fried LP, Song LH, Gruenwald TL. Experience Corps Baltimore: exploring the rewards and stressors of high-intensity civic engagement. Gerontologist. March 2014 [Epub ahead of print]

Chuang Y, Eldreth D, Erickson KI, Varma VR, Harris GC, Fried LP, Rebok GW, Tanner EK, Carlson MC. Cardiovascular risks and brain function: an fMRI study of executive function in older adults. Neurobiology of Aging. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print]

Jonassaint CR, Varma VR, Chuang Y, Harris GC, Yasar S, Polinder-Bos H, Carlson MC. Lower hemoglobin is associated with poorer cognitive performance and smaller brain volume in older adults. Journal of the American Geriatric Society. In Press.

Varma VR. Tan EJ, Wang T, Xue Q, Fried LP, King AC, Seplaki CL, Seeman TE, Rebok GW, Carlson MC. The association between low-intensity activity and mobility difficulty. Journal of Applied Gerontology. Dec 2013 [Epub ahead of print].

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, and Aging. 38(1). In Press.

Yasar, S., Xia, J., Yao, W., Furberg, C.D., Xue, QL, Mercado, C.I., Fitzpatrick, A.L., Fried, L.P., Kawas, C.H., Sink, K.M., Williamson, J.D., DeKosky, S.T., & Carlson, M.C. (2013). Antihypertensive drugs decrease risk of Alzheimer¹s disease: Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study. Neurology, In Press.
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3182a35228

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.

Fried, L.P. , Carlson, M.C., McGill, S., Seeman, T., Xue, Q.L., Frick, K., Tan, E., Tanner, E.K., Barron, J., Frangakis, C., Piferi, R., Martinez, I., Gruenewald, T., Martin, B.K., Berry-Vaughn, L., Stewart, J., Dickersin, K., Willging, P.R., Rebok, G.W.. (2013). Experience Corps: A dual trial to promote the health of older adults and children's academic success. Contemporary Clinical Trials.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cct.2013.05.003.
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