ADNI data is made available to researchers around the world. As such, there are many active research projects accessing and applying the shared ADNI data. To further encourage Alzheimer’s disease research collaboration, and to help prevent duplicate efforts, the list below shows the specific research focus of the active ADNI investigations. This information is requested annually as a requirement for data access.
|Principal Investigator's Name:||Richard Kline|
|Institution:||NYU Langone School of Medicine|
|Proposed Analysis:||The research group in the department of anesthesiology is interested in the effects of surgery on postsurgical cognitive processes in the elderly. This includes cognitively normal elderly (NL) and those with diagnosed MCI. A preliminary publication (Am J Surgery, 2010) has identified a neurocognitive test result which is statistically lower for surgical subjects with MCI versus non-surgical subjects with MCI. Surgery has no effect on NL subjects for this test. We want to perform further analysis of post operative cognitive decline (POCD) on elderly subjects looking at interactions of diagnosis and surgery as they affect cortical anatomy and biomarkers.|