World Trade Center

Neuroinflammation in World Trade Center responders at midlife: A pilot study using [ 18 F]-FEPPA PET imaging

Authors: Yael Deri, Sean A P Clouston, Christine DeLorenzo, John D Gardus 3rd, Elizabeth A Bartlett, Stephanie Santiago-Michels, Lev Bangiyev, William C Kreisl, Roman Kotov, Chuan Huang, Mark Slifstein, Ramin V Parsey, Benjamin J Luft

Journal: Brain Behavior & Immunity - Health

Year Published: 2021

Background: Neuroinflammation has long been theorized to arise from exposures to fine particulate matter and to be modulated when individuals experience chronic stress, both of which are also though to cause cognitive decline in part as […]

A deep learning approach for monitoring parietal-dominant Alzheimer’s disease in World Trade Center responders at midlife

Authors: Allen P F Chen, Sean A P Clouston, Minos Kritikos, Lauren Richmond, Jaymie Meliker, Frank Mann, Stephanie Santiago-Michels, Alison C Pellecchia, Melissa A Carr, Pei-Fen Kuan, Evelyn J Bromet, Benjamin J Luft

Journal: Brain Communications

Year Published: 2021

Little is known about the characteristics and causes of early-onset cognitive impairment. Responders to the 2001 New York World Trade Center disaster represent an ageing population that was recently shown to have an excess prevalence of […]

Traumatic exposures, posttraumatic stress disorder, and cognitive functioning in World Trade Center responders

Authors: Sean Clouston, Robert H Pietrzak, Roman Kotov, Marcus Richards, Avron Spiro 3rd, Stacey Scott, Yael Deri, Soumyadeep Mukherjee, Candace Stewart, Evelyn Bromet, Benjamin J Luft

Journal: Alzheimer's & Dementia

Year Published: 2017

Introduction: This study examined whether World Trade Center (WTC)-related exposures and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were associated with cognitive function and whether WTC responders’ cognition differed from normative data. Methods: A computer-assisted neuropsychological battery was administered […]

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