• Cortisol levels among older people with and without depression and dementia 

      Barca, Maria Lage; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Persson, Karin Ester Torun; Björklöf, Guro Hanevold; Borza, Tom; Telenius, Elisabeth Wiken; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Selbæk, Geir; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Cortisol dysregulation has been reported in dementia and depression. Cortisol levels and its associates were investigated among older people living at home and in nursing homes, in a cross-sectional study. A sample of 650 ...
    • Current and Future Prevalence Estimates of Mild Cognitive Impairment, Dementia, and Its Subtypes in a Population-Based Sample of People 70 Years and Older in Norway: The HUNT Study 

      Gjøra, Linda; Strand, Bjørn Heine; Bergh, Sverre; Borza, Tom; Brækhus, Anne; Engedal, Knut Arne; Johannessen, Aud; Kvello-Alme, Marte; Krokstad, Steinar; Livingston, Gill; Matthews, Fiona E; Myrstad, Christian; Skjellegrind, Håvard; Thingstad, Pernille; Aakhus, Eivind; Aam, Stina; Selbæk, Geir (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Having accurate, up-to-date information on the epidemiology of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia is imperative. Objective: To determine the prevalence of MCI and dementia in Norway using data ...
    • Examining the association between genetic liability for schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms in Alzheimer's disease 

      Creese, Byron; Vassos, Evangelos; Bergh, Sverre; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Johar, Iskandar; Rongve, Arvid; Medbøen, Ingrid Tøndel; Da Silva, Miguel Vasconcelos; Aakhus, Eivind; Andersen, Fred; Bettella, Francesco; Brækhus, Anne; Djurovic, Srdjan; Paroni, Giulia; Proitsi, Petroula; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Seripa, Davide; Stordal, Eystein; Fladby, Tormod; Aarsland, Dag; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Ballard, Clive; Selbæk, Geir (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Psychosis (delusions or hallucinations) in Alzheimer’s disease (AD + P) occurs in up to 50% of individuals and is associated with significantly worse clinical outcomes. Atypical antipsychotics, first developed for ...
    • Factors that influence the levels of cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers in memory clinic patients 

      Knapskog, Anne Brita; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Brækhus, Anne; Engedal, Knut; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarkers amyloid β (Aβ), phospho tau (P-tau) and total tau (T-tau) are used increasingly to support a clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The diagnostic power of these ...
    • Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies new loci and functional pathways influencing Alzheimer's disease risk 

      Jansen, Iris E.; Savage, Jeanne E.; Watanabe, Kyoko; Bryois, Julien; Williams, Dylan M.; Steinberg, Stacy; Sealock, Julia; Karlsson, Ida K.; Hägg, Sara; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Voyle, Nicola; Proitsi, Petroula; Witoelar, Aree; Stringer, Sven; Aarsland, Dag; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Andersen, Fred; Bergh, Sverre; Bettella, Francesco; Björnsson, Sigurbjörn; Brækhus, Anne; Bråthen, Geir; de Leeuw, Christiaan A.; Desikan, Rahul S.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dumitrescu, Logan; Fladby, Tormod; Hohman, Timothy J.; Jónsson, Pálmi V.; Kiddle, Steven J; Rongve, Arvid; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Selbæk, Geir; Shoai, Maryam; Skene, Nathan G.; Snædal, Jón G.; Stordal, Eystein; Ulstein, Ingun; Wang, Yunpeng; White, Linda Rosemary; Hardy, John; Hjerling-Leffler, Jens; Sullivan, Patrick; van der Flier, Wiesje M.; Dobson, Richard; Davis, Lea K; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Stefánsson, Kári; Pedersen, Nancy L; Ripke, Stephan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Posthuma, Danielle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is highly heritable and recent studies have identified over 20 disease-associated genomic loci. Yet these only explain a small proportion of the genetic variance, indicating that undiscovered loci ...
    • Meta-analysis of Alzheimer’s disease on 9,751 samples from Norway and IGAP study identifies four risk loci 

      Witoelar, Aree; Rongve, Arvid; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Ulstein, Ingun; Engvig, Andreas; White, Linda Rosemary; Selbæk, Geir; Stordal, Eystein; Andersen, Fredrik; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Engedal, Knut; Hughes, Timothy; Bergh, Sverre; Bråthen, Geir; Bogdanovic, Nenad; Bettella, Francesco; Wang, Yunpeng; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Bahrami, Shahram; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Dale, Anders M; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefansson, Hreinn; Snaedal, Jon; Desikan, Rahul S; Stefansson, Kari; Aarsland, Dag; Djurovic, Srdjan; Fladby, Tormod; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A large fraction of genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is still not identified, limiting the understanding of AD pathology and study of therapeutic targets. We conducted a genome-wide association study (GWAS) ...
    • MRI-assessed atrophy subtypes in Alzheimer’s disease and the cognitive reserve hypothesis 

      Persson, Karin; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Barca, Maria Lage; Cavallin, Lena; Ferreira, Daniel; Knapskog, Anne Brita; Selbæk, Geir; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Westman, Eric; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background/Aims MRI assessment of the brain has demonstrated four different patterns of atrophy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease dementia (AD): typical AD, limbic-predominant AD, hippocampal-sparing AD, and a subtype ...
    • Progression of Alzheimer's Disease: A Longitudinal Study in Norwegian Memory Clinics 

      Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Barca, Maria Lage; Persson, Karin; Knapskog, Anne-Brita; Kersten, Hege; Engedal, Knut; Selbæk, Geir; Brækhus, Anne; Skovlund, Eva; Saltvedt, Ingvild (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: The course of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) varies considerably between individuals. There is limited evidence on factors important for disease progression. Objective: The primary aim was to study the progression ...
    • Visual Evaluation of Medial Temporal Lobe Atrophy as a Clinical Marker of Conversion from Mild Cognitive Impairment to Dementia and for Predicting Progression in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and Mild Alzheimer's Disease 

      Persson, Karin; Barca, Maria Lage; Eldholm, Rannveig Sakshaug; Cavallin, Lena; Saltyte Benth, Jurate; Selbæk, Geir; Brækhus, Anne; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Engedal, Knut (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background/Aims: To evaluate whether visual assessment of medial temporal lobe atrophy (vaMTA) can predict 2-year conversion from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to dementia and progression of MCI and Alzheimer's disease ...