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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Studies Related to Subjective Cognitive Decline

Nakhla, M. Z., Cohen, L., Salmon, D. P., Smirnov, D. S., Marquine, M. J., Moore, A. A., Schiehser, D. M., & Zlatar, Z. Z. (2021). Self rather than informant reported subjective cognitive decline is associated with global cognition in Latinos/as living in the United States. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. doi: 10.1080/13803395.2021.1989381.

Zlatar, Z. Z., Tarraf, W., González, K. A., Vásquez, P. M., Marquine, M. J., Lipton, R. B., ... & González, H. M. (2021). Subjective cognitive decline and objective cognition among diverse US Hispanics/Latinos: Results from the Study of Latinos‐Investigation of Neurocognitive Aging (SOL‐INCA).  Alzheimer's & Dementia, 1-10. doi: 10.1002/alz.12381.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Muniz, M.C., Espinoza, S., Gratianne, R., Gollan, T.H., Galasko, D., Salmon, D.P. (2018). Subjective cognitive decline, objective cognition, and depression in older Hispanics screened for memory impairment.  Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 63(3), 949-956.  doi:10.3233/JAD-170865. PMID: 29689718.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Muniz, M., Galasko, D., Salmon, D.P. (2017). Subjective cognitive decline correlates with depression and not with concurrent objective cognition in a clinic-based sample of older adults.  Journals of Gerontology Series B Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences. 73(7), 1198-1202 doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbw207.  PMID: 28329816. 

Hays, C.C.,  Zlatar, Z.Z., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017). Subjective cognitive decline modifies the relationship between cerebral blood flow and memory function in cognitively normal older adults.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society24(3), 213-223. doi: 10.1017/S135561771700087X.  PMCID: PMC5837810. 

Zlatar, Z.Z., Moore, R.C., Palmer, B.W., Thompson, W.K., Jeste, D.V. (2014). Cognitive complaints correlate with depression rather than concurrent objective cognitive impairment in the Successful Aging Evaluation baseline sample.  Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 27(3), 181-187. doi: 10.1177/0891988714524628.PMC4255945. *Article featured in  

Studies Related to Physical Activity and Brain Health

Zlatar, Z. Z., & Nebeker, C. (2021). Learning From Older Adults to Promote Independent Physical Activity Using Mobile Health (mHealth).  Frontiers in Public Health, 1156. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.703910.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Hays, C, Mestre, Z., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Bangen, K., Liu, T., Kerr, J., Wierenga, C. (2019). Dose-dependent association of accelerometer-measured physical activity and sedentary time with brain perfusion in aging.  Experimental Gerontology, 125, 110679. PMC ID: PMC6719795. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2019.110679.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Godbole, S., Takemoto, M., Crist, K., Castro Sweet, C.M., Kerr, J., Rosenberg, D.E. (2019). Changes in moderate intensity physical activity are associated with better cognition in the Multilevel Intervention for Physical Activity in Retirement Communities (MIPARC) study.  American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 27(10), 1110-1121.  doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2019.04.011. 

Takemoto, M., Manini, T., Rosenberg, D.E., Lazar, A.E.,  Zlatar, Z.Z., Das, S.K., and Kerr, J. (2018). Diet and activity assessments and interventions using technology in older adults.  American Journal of Preventative Medicine, 55(4), e105-e115.  doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2018.06.005.

Dufour, C.,* Marquine, M.J.*, Fazeli, P.L., Umlauf, A., Henry, B.L.,  Zlatar, Z.Z., Montoya, J.L., Ellis, R.J., Grant, I, Moore, D.J. and the HNRP group (2016). A longitudinal analysis of the impact of physical activity on neurocognitive functioning among HIV-infected adults.  AIDS and Behavior. 22(5), 1562-1572.* Joint first authors. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1643-z. PMC5476522. 

Zlatar, Z.Z., Wierenga, C. E., Bangen, K.J., Liu, T.T., Jak, A.J. (2014). Increased hippocampal blood flow in sedentary older adults at genetic risk for Alzheimer’s disease.  Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 41(3), 809-817.  doi: 10.3233/JAD-132252. PMC4259215. 

Marquine, M.J., Maldonado, Y.,  Zlatar, Z.Z., Moore, R.C., Martin, A.S., Palmer, B.W., & Jeste, D.V. (2014). Differences in life satisfaction among older community-dwelling Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites.  Aging and Mental Health, 19(11), 978-988. doi:10.1080/13607863.2014.971706.  PMC4433868.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Towler, S., McGregor, K.M., Dzierzewski, J. M., Bauer, A., Phan, S., Cohen, M., Marsiske, M., Manini, T., Crosson, B. (2013). Functional language networks in sedentary and physically active older adults.  Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 19, 625-634. doi:10.1017/S1355617713000246. PMC3691286. *Article featured in 

McGregor, K.,  Zlatar, Z.Z., Kleim, E., Sudhyadhom, A., Bauer, A., Phan, S., Seeds, L., Ford, A., Manini, T., White, K. D., Kleim, J., Crosson, B. (2011). Physical activity and neural correlates of aging: A combined TMS/fMRI study. Behavioural Brain Research, 222, 158-168. doi: 10.1016/j.bbr.2011.03.042. PMC3713467. 

Zlatar, Z.Z., McGregor, K.M., Towler, S., Nocera, J., Dzierzewski, J.M., Crosson, B. (2015). Self-reported physical activity and objective aerobic fitness: Differential associations with gray matter density in healthy aging.  Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 7, 5. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2015.00005. PMC4315095.

Other Studies

Nakhla, M. Z., Holiday, K. A., Filoteo, J. V., Zlatar, Z.Z., Malcarne, V., Lessig, S., Litvan, I., & Schiehser, D. M. (2020) Informant-reported cognitive decline is associated with objective cognitive performance in Parkinson's disease. J ournal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 1-11. doi: 10.1017/S1355617720001137.

Krishnamurthy, L., Champion, G., McGregor, K., Krishnamurthy, V., Turabi, A., Roberts, S., Nocera, J., Borich, M., Rodriguez, A., Belagaje, S., Harrington, R., Harris-Love,, M., Harnish, S., Drucker, J., Benjamin, M., Meadows, M., Seeds, L., Zlatar, Z.Z., Sudhyadhom, A., Butler, A., Garcia, A., Patten, C., Trinastic, J., Kautz, S., Gregory, C., Crosson, B. (in press). The effect of time since stroke, gender, age, and lesion size on thalamus volume in chronic stroke: A pilot study. Scientific Reports.

Hays, C. C., Zlatar, Z. Z., Meloy, M. J., Bondi, M. W., Gilbert, P. E., Liu, T. T., Helm, J. L., & Wierenga, C. E. (2020). Interaction of APOE, cerebral blood flow, and cortical thickness in the entorhinal cortex predicts memory decline. Brain Imaging Behavior, 14(2), 369-382. doi: 10.1007/s11682-019-00245-x. PMID: 32048144.

Hays, C.C, Zlatar, Z.Z., Meloy, M.J., Osuna, J, Liu, T.T., Galasko, D.R., Wierenga, C.E. (2020). Anterior cingulate structure and perfusion is associated with cerebrospinal fluid tau among cognitively normal older adult APOEɛ4 carriers. Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 73(1), 87-101. doi: 10.3233/JAD-190504. PMID: 31743999

Hays, C. C., Zlatar, Z. Z., Meloy, M. J., Bondi, M. W., Gilbert, P. E., Liu, T. T., Helm, J. L., & Wierenga, C. E. (2019). APOE modifies the interaction of entorhinal cerebral blood flow and cortical thickness on memory function in cognitively normal older adults. Neuroimage, 15, 202, 116162. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2019.116162. PMID: 31493534.

Anton, S., Ebner. N., Dzierzewski, J., Zlatar, Z.Z., Gurka, M., Dotson, V., Kirton, J., Mankowski, R., Marsiske, M., Manini, T.M. (2018). Effects of 90 days of Resveratrol supplementation on cognitive function in older adults: A pilot study. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 24(7), 725-732. doi:10.1089/acm.2017.0398. PMID: 29583015.

Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Campbell, L., Meloy, M.J., Wierenga, C.E. (2017). Temporal gradient during famous face naming is associated with lower cerebral blood flow and gray matter volume in aging. Neuropsychologia, 107, 76-83. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.11.011. PMCID: 5833019.

Bradley, M.M., Zlatar, Z.Z., Lang, P.J. (2017). Startle reflex modulation during threat of shock and “threat” of reward. Psychophysiology, 55(2), e12989. doi: 10.1111/psyp.12989 PMCID: PMC5773360

Bangen, K., Clark, A., Edmonds, E., Evangelista, N., Werhane, M., Thomas, K., Locano, L., Tran, M., Zlatar, Z.Z., Nation, D., Bondi, M., Delano-Wood, L. (2017). Cerebral blood flow and amyloid-B interact to affect memory performance in cognitively normal older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8(9), 181. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2017.00181. PMCID: PMC5463038.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Bischoff-Grethe, A., Hays, C.C., Liu, T., Meloy, M.J., Rissman, R.A., Bondi, M.W., Wierenga, C.E. (2016). Higher brain perfusion may not support memory functions in cognitively normal carriers of the ApoE ε4 allele compared to non-carriers. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8, 151. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2016.00151. PMC4919360.

Hays, C., Zlatar, Z.Z., Wierenga, C.E. (2016). The utility of cerebral blood flow as a biomarker of preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, 36(2), 167-179. doi: 10.1007/s10571-015-0261-z. PMC5278904.

Moore, R.C., Eyler, L.T., Mausbach, B.T., Zlatar, Z.Z., Thompson, W.K., Peavy, G., Fazeli, P.L., & Jeste, D.V. (2014). Complex interplay between health and successful aging: Role of perceived stress, resilience, and social support. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 23(6), 622-32. [Epub 2014 August 15] doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2014.08.004. PMC4329284. *Article featured in

Wierenga, E. C., Hays, C.C., Zlatar, Z.Z. (2014). Cerebral blood flow measured by arterial spin labeling MRI as a preclinical marker of Alzheimer’s disease. Journal of Alzheimer’s disease, 42(s4), S411-419. doi: 10.3233/JAD-141467. PMID: 25159672

Bangen, J.B., Nation, D.A., Clark, L.R., Harmell, A.R., Wierenga, C.E., Dev, S.I., Delano-Wood, L., Zlatar, Z.Z., Salmon, D.P., Liu, T.T., Bondi, M.W. (2014). Interactive effects of vascular risk factors and advanced age on cerebral blood flow. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6(159), eCollection 2014. doi: 10.3389/fnagi.2014.00159. PMC4083452.

Zlatar, Z.Z., Meier, E.A., Montross Thomas, L.P., Palmer, B.W., Glorioso, D., Marquine, M. J., Moore, R.C., Daly, R., Jeste, D.V. (2015). Life satisfaction and its correlates among older cancer survivors: Critical role of psychosocial factors. Psycho-Oncology, 24(2), 241-244. doi: 10.1002/pon.3600. PMC4263680.

Benjamin, M.L., Towler, S., Garcia, A., Park, H., Sudhyadhom, A., Harnish, S.,McGregor, K. M., Reilly, J.J., Rosenbek, J. C., Gonzalez Rothi, L.J., Zlatar, Z., Crosson, B. (2014). A behavioral manipulation engages right frontal cortex during aphasia therapy. Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, 28(6), 545-553. doi: 10.1177/1545968313517754. PMC4090303.

Park, H., Rogalski, Y., Rodriguez, A., Zlatar, Z.Z., Benjamin, M., Harnish, S., Bennet, J., Rosenbek, J., Crosson, B., & Reilly, J. (2011). Perceptual cues used by listeners to discriminate fluent from nonfluent narrative discourse. Aphasiology, 25(9), 998-1015. doi: 10.1080/02687038.2011.570770. PMC3239412.

Cohen, M. L., Rozensky, R. H., Zlatar, Z. Z., Averbuch, R., Cibula, J. (2010). Presentation of post-traumatic stress disorder due to the misattribution of seizure-related experiential responses: A case report. Epilepsy and Behavior, 19, 652-655. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2010.09.029. PMC3074434.