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Faculty, 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).

Specialties

Geriatrics (Specialty Care)

UW Health Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7740 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Geriatric Medicine
Fellowship The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Internship Safdurjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
Medical School University of Delhi, India, 1980

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2015

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

 


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Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
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 Alzheimer's Disease Pathology and Reduced Memory Function in At-Risk Healthy Middle-Aged Adults. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Apr 12;
[PubMed ID: 27079723]
Melah KE Lu SY Hoscheidt SM Alexander AL Adluru N Destiche DJ Carlsson CM Zetterberg H Blennow K Okonkwo OC Gleason CE Dowling NM Bratzke LC Rowley HA Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC Bendlin BB . Cerebrospinal Fluid Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Pathology and Microglial Activation are Associated with Altered White Matter Microstructure in Asymptomatic Adults at Risk for Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Jan 22;50(3):873-86
[PubMed ID: 26836182]
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 Jan 21;
[PubMed ID: 26806386]
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]
Willette AA Bendlin BB Starks EJ Birdsill AC Johnson SC Christian BT Okonkwo OC La Rue A Hermann BP Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Sager MA Asthana S . Association of Insulin Resistance With Cerebral Glucose Uptake in Late Middle-Aged Adults at Risk for Alzheimer Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Sep;72(9):1013-20
[PubMed ID: 26214150]
Sprecher KE Bendlin BB Racine AM Okonkwo OC Christian BT Koscik RL Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC Benca RM . Amyloid burden is associated with self-reported sleep in nondemented late middle-aged adults. Neurobiol Aging. 2015 Sep;36(9):2568-76
[PubMed ID: 26059712]
Doherty BM Schultz SA Oh JM Koscik RL Dowling NM Barnhart TE Murali D Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Bendlin BB LaRue A Hermann BP Rowley HA Asthana S Sager MA Christian BT Johnson SC Okonkwo OC . Amyloid burden, cortical thickness, and cognitive function in the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2015 Jun 1;1(2):160-169
[PubMed ID: 26161436]
Almeida RP Schultz SA Austin BP Boots EA Dowling NM Gleason CE Bendlin BB Sager MA Hermann BP Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Johnson SC Asthana S Okonkwo OC . Effect of Cognitive Reserve on Age-Related Changes in Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers of Alzheimer Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2015 Jun;72(6):699-706
[PubMed ID: 25893879]
Gleason CE Dowling NM Wharton W Manson JE Miller VM Atwood CS Brinton EA Cedars MI Lobo RA Merriam GR Neal-Perry G Santoro NF Taylor HS Black DM Budoff MJ Hodis HN Naftolin F Harman SM Asthana S . Effects of Hormone Therapy on Cognition and Mood in Recently Postmenopausal Women: Findings from the Randomized, Controlled KEEPS-Cognitive and Affective Study. PLoS Med. 2015 Jun;12(6):e1001833; discussion e1001833
[PubMed ID: 26035291]
Willette AA Johnson SC Birdsill AC Sager MA Christian B Baker LD Craft S Oh J Statz E Hermann BP Jonaitis EM Koscik RL La Rue A Asthana S Bendlin BB . Insulin resistance predicts brain amyloid deposition in late middle-aged adults. Alzheimers Dement. 2015 May;11(5):504-510.e1
[PubMed ID: 25043908]
Schultz SA Oh JM Koscik RL Dowling NM Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Bendlin BB LaRue A Hermann BP Rowley HA Asthana S Sager MA Johnson SC Okonkwo OC . Subjective memory complaints, cortical thinning, and cognitive dysfunction in middle-aged adults at risk for AD. Alzheimers Dement (Amst). 2015 Mar 1;1(1):33-40
[PubMed ID: 25938132]
Gleason CE Fischer BL Dowling NM Setchell KD Atwood CS Carlsson CM Asthana S . Cognitive Effects of Soy Isoflavones in Patients with Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis. 2015;47(4):1009-19
[PubMed ID: 26401779]
Starks EJ Patrick O'Grady J Hoscheidt SM Racine AM Carlsson CM Zetterberg H Blennow K Okonkwo OC Puglielli L Asthana S Dowling NM Gleason CE Anderson RM Davenport-Sis NJ DeRungs LM Sager MA Johnson SC Bendlin BB . Insulin Resistance is Associated with Higher Cerebrospinal Fluid Tau Levels in Asymptomatic APOEɛ4 Carriers. J Alzheimers Dis. 2015;46(2):525-33
[PubMed ID: 25812851]