Sanjay Asthana, MD Print Friendly PageFaculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Dr. Sanjay Asthana earned his medical degree from the University of Delhi in India and completed his residency at the University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine in Saskatchewan, Canada. His research interests include the therapeutic potential of estrogen and raloxifene for postmenopausal women with Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI).
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UW School of Medicine and Public Health
|Department of Medicine|
Professional Certifications and Education
The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Safdurjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
University of Delhi, India, 1980
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Racine AM Clark LR Berman SE Koscik RL Mueller KD Norton D Nicholas CR Blennow K Zetterberg H Jedynak B Bilgel M Carlsson CM Christian BT Asthana S Johnson SC .
Associations between Performance on an Abbreviated CogState Battery, Other Measures of Cognitive Function, and Biomarkers in People at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Oct 18;54(4):1395-1408
[PubMed ID: 27589532]
Snyder HM Asthana S Bain L Brinton R Craft S Dubal DB Espeland MA Gatz M Mielke MM Raber J Rapp PR Yaffe K Carrillo MC .
Sex biology contributions to vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease: A think tank convened by the Women's Alzheimer's Research Initiative. Alzheimers Dement. 2016 Sep 21;
[PubMed ID: 27692800]
Darst BF Koscik RL Racine AM Oh JM Krause RA Carlsson CM Zetterberg H Blennow K Christian BT Bendlin BB Okonkwo OC Hogan KJ Hermann BP Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC Engelman CD .
Pathway-Specific Polygenic Risk Scores as Predictors of Amyloid-β Deposition and Cognitive Function in a Sample at Increased Risk for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Sep 21;
[PubMed ID: 27662287]
Kantarci K Tosakulwong N Lesnick TG Zuk SM Gunter JL Gleason CE Wharton W Dowling NM Vemuri P Senjem ML Shuster LT Bailey KR Rocca WA Jack CR Jr Asthana S Miller VM .
Effects of hormone therapy on brain structure: A randomized controlled trial. Neurology. 2016 Aug 30;87(9):887-96
[PubMed ID: 27473135]
Hoscheidt SM Kellawan JM Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Krause RA Oh JM Beeri MS Rowley HA Wieben O Carlsson CM Asthana S Johnson SC Schrage WG Bendlin BB .
Insulin resistance is associated with lower arterial blood flow and reduced cortical perfusion in cognitively asymptomatic middle-aged adults. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2016 Aug 3;
[PubMed ID: 27488909]
Racine AM Koscik RL Berman SE Nicholas CR Clark LR Okonkwo OC Rowley HA Asthana S Bendlin BB Blennow K Zetterberg H Gleason CE Carlsson CM Johnson SC .
Biomarker clusters are differentially associated with longitudinal cognitive decline in late midlife. Brain. 2016 Aug;139(Pt 8):2261-74
[PubMed ID: 27324877]
Huang G Wharton W Bhasin S Harman SM Pencina KM Tsitouras P Li Z Hally KA Asthana S Storer TW Basaria S .
Effects of long-term testosterone administration on cognition in older men with low or low-to-normal testosterone concentrations: a prespecified secondary analysis of data from the randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled TEAAM trial. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 Aug;4(8):657-65
[PubMed ID: 27377542]
Clark LR Racine AM Koscik RL Okonkwo OC Engelman CD Carlsson CM Asthana S Bendlin BB Chappell R Nicholas CR Rowley HA Oh JM Hermann BP Sager MA Christian BT Johnson SC .
Beta-amyloid and cognitive decline in late middle age: Findings from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention study. Alzheimers Dement. 2016 Jul;12(7):805-14
[PubMed ID: 26806386]
Merluzzi AP Dean DC 3rd Adluru N Suryawanshi GS Okonkwo OC Oh JM Hermann BP Sager MA Asthana S Zhang H Johnson SC Alexander AL Bendlin BB .
Age-dependent differences in brain tissue microstructure assessed with neurite orientation dispersion and density imaging. Neurobiol Aging. 2016 Jul;43:79-88
[PubMed ID: 27255817]
Anderson ED Wahoske M Huber M Norton D Li Z Koscik RL Umucu E Johnson SC Jones J Asthana S Gleason CE .
Cognitive variability-A marker for incident MCI and AD: An analysis for the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016 May 26;4:47-55
[PubMed ID: 27489880]
Clark LR Koscik RL Nicholas CR Okonkwo OC Engelman CD Bratzke LC Hogan KJ Mueller KD Bendlin BB Carlsson CM Asthana S Sager MA Hermann BP Johnson SC .
Mild Cognitive Impairment in Late Middle Age in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention Study: Prevalence and Characteristics Using Robust and Standard Neuropsychological Normative Data. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2016 May 8;
[PubMed ID: 27193363]
Hoscheidt SM Starks EJ Oh JM Zetterberg H Blennow K Krause RA Gleason CE Puglielli L Atwood CS Carlsson CM Asthana S Johnson SC Bendlin BB .
Insulin Resistance is Associated with Increased Levels of Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Alzheimer's Disease and Reduced Memory Function in At-Risk Healthy Middle-Aged Adults. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Apr 12;52(4):1373-83
[PubMed ID: 27079723]
Dougherty RJ Ellingson LD Schultz SA Boots EA Meyer JD Lindheimer JB Van Riper S Stegner AJ Edwards DF Oh JM Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Johnson SC Okonkwo OC Cook DB .
Meeting physical activity recommendations may be protective against temporal lobe atrophy in older adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016 Apr 9;4:14-7
[PubMed ID: 27489874]
Racine AM Koscik RL Nicholas CR Clark LR Okonkwo OC Oh JM Hillmer AT Murali D Barnhart TE Betthauser TJ Gallagher CL Rowley HA Dowling NM Asthana S Bendlin BB Blennow K Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Christian BT Johnson SC .
Cerebrospinal fluid ratios with Aβ42 predict preclinical brain β-amyloid accumulation. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2016;2:27-38
[PubMed ID: 26955655]
Berman SE Rivera-Rivera LA Clark LR Racine AM Keevil JG Bratzke LC Carlsson CM Bendlin BB Rowley HA Blennow K Zetterberg H Asthana S Turski P Johnson SC Wieben O .
Intracranial Arterial 4D-Flow is Associated with Metrics of Brain Health and Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2015 Dec 1;1(4):420-428
[PubMed ID: 26693176]
Schultz SA Larson J Oh J Koscik R Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Hermann BP Johnson SC Sager M LaRue A Okonkwo OC .
Participation in cognitively-stimulating activities is associated with brain structure and cognitive function in preclinical Alzheimer's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Dec;9(4):729-36
[PubMed ID: 25358750]
Nicholas CR Okonkwo OC Bendlin BB Oh JM Asthana S Rowley HA Hermann B Sager MA Johnson SC .
Posteromedial hyperactivation during episodic recognition among people with memory decline: findings from the WRAP study. Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Dec;9(4):690-702
[PubMed ID: 25332108]
Boots EA Schultz SA Almeida RP Oh JM Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB Asthana S Sager MA Hermann BP Johnson SC Okonkwo OC .
Occupational Complexity and Cognitive Reserve in a Middle-Aged Cohort at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2015 Nov;30(7):634-42
[PubMed ID: 26156334]
Schultz SA Boots EA Almeida RP Oh JM Einerson J Korcarz CE Edwards DF Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Bendlin BB Christian BT Zetterberg H Blennow K Carlsson CM Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Johnson SC Stein JH Okonkwo OC .
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Attenuates the Influence of Amyloid on Cognition. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2015 Nov;21(10):841-50
[PubMed ID: 26581795]
Boots EA Schultz SA Oh JM Larson J Edwards D Cook D Koscik RL Dowling MN Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Bendlin BB LaRue A Asthana S Hermann BP Sager MA Johnson SC Okonkwo OC .
Cardiorespiratory fitness is associated with brain structure, cognition, and mood in a middle-aged cohort at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Brain Imaging Behav. 2015 Sep;9(3):639-49
[PubMed ID: 25319359]