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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Professional Certifications and Education
Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
University of Saskatchewan School of Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Safdurjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
University of Delhi, India, 1980
Programs & Conditions
Johnson SC Christian BT Okonkwo OC Oh JM Harding S Xu G Hillmer AT Wooten DW Murali D Barnhart TE Hall LT Racine AM Klunk WE Mathis CA Bendlin BB Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Hermann BP Dowling NM Asthana S Sager MA .
Amyloid burden and neural function in people at risk for Alzheimer's Disease. Neurobiol Aging. 2013 Oct 23;
[PubMed ID: 24269021]
Dowling NM Gleason CE Manson JE Hodis HN Miller VM Brinton EA Neal-Perry G Santoro MN Cedars M Lobo R Merriam GR Wharton W Naftolin F Taylor H Harman SM Asthana S .
Characterization of vascular disease risk in postmenopausal women and its association with cognitive performance. PLoS One. 2013;8(7):e68741
[PubMed ID: 23874743]
Birdsill AC Carlsson CM Willette AA Okonkwo OC Johnson SC Xu G Oh JM Gallagher CL Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Hermann BP LaRue A Rowley HA Asthana S Sager MA Bendlin BB .
Low cerebral blood flow is associated with lower memory function in metabolic syndrome. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Jul;21(7):1313-20
[PubMed ID: 23687103]
Wharton W Gleason CE Miller VM Asthana S .
Rationale and design of the Kronos Early Estrogen Prevention Study (KEEPS) and the KEEPS Cognitive and Affective sub study (KEEPS Cog). Brain Res. 2013 Jun 13;1514:12-7
[PubMed ID: 23603409]
Willette AA Xu G Johnson SC Birdsill AC Jonaitis EM Sager MA Hermann BP La Rue A Asthana S Bendlin BB .
Insulin resistance, brain atrophy, and cognitive performance in late middle-aged adults. Diabetes Care. 2013 Feb;36(2):443-9
[PubMed ID: 23069842]
Okonkwo OC Xu G Oh JM Dowling NM Carlsson CM Gallagher CL Birdsill AC Palotti M Wharton W Hermann BP Larue A Bendlin BB Rowley HA Asthana S Sager MA Johnson SC .
Cerebral Blood Flow is Diminished in Asymptomatic Middle-Aged Adults with Maternal History of Alzheimer's Disease. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Dec 12;
[PubMed ID: 23236200]
Kind AJ Jensen L Barczi S Bridges A Kordahl R Smith MA Asthana S .
Low-cost transitional care with nurse managers making mostly phone contact with patients cut rehospitalization at a VA hospital. Health Aff (Millwood). 2012 Dec;31(12):2659-68
[PubMed ID: 23213150]
Carlsson CM Xu G Wen Z Barnet JH Blazel HM Chappell RJ Stein JH Asthana S Sager MA Alsop DC Rowley HA Fain SB Johnson SC .
Effects of atorvastatin on cerebral blood flow in middle-aged adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease: a pilot study. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2012 Oct;9(8):990-7
[PubMed ID: 22175654]
Wharton W Gleason CE Olson SR Carlsson CM Asthana S .
Neurobiological Underpinnings of the Estrogen - Mood Relationship. Curr Psychiatry Rev. 2012 Aug 1;8(3):247-256
[PubMed ID: 23990808]
Gleason CE Dowling NM Friedman E Wharton W Asthana S .
Using predictors of hormone therapy use to model the healthy user bias: how does healthy user status influence cognitive effects of hormone therapy? Menopause. 2012 May;19(5):524-33
[PubMed ID: 22207317]
Ries ML McLaren DG Bendlin BB Guofanxu Rowley HA Birn R Kastman EK Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC .
Medial prefrontal functional connectivity--relation to memory self-appraisal accuracy in older adults with and without memory disorders. Neuropsychologia. 2012 Apr;50(5):603-11
[PubMed ID: 22230228]
Wharton W Stein JH Korcarz C Sachs J Olson SR Zetterberg H Dowling M Ye S Gleason CE Underbakke G Jacobson LE Johnson SC Sager MA Asthana S Carlsson CM .
The effects of ramipril in individuals at risk for Alzheimer's disease: results of a pilot clinical trial. J Alzheimers Dis. 2012;32(1):147-56
[PubMed ID: 22776970]
Bendlin BB Carlsson CM Johnson SC Zetterberg H Blennow K Willette AA Okonkwo OC Sodhi A Ries ML Birdsill AC Alexander AL Rowley HA Puglielli L Asthana S Sager MA .
CSF T-Tau/Aβ42 predicts white matter microstructure in healthy adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease. PLoS One. 2012;7(6):e37720
[PubMed ID: 22701578]
Johnson SC La Rue A Hermann BP Xu G Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Bendlin BB Hogan KJ Roses AD Saunders AM Lutz MW Asthana S Green RC Sager MA .
The effect of TOMM40 poly-T length on gray matter volume and cognition in middle-aged persons with APOE ε3/ε3 genotype. Alzheimers Dement. 2011 Jul;7(4):456-65
[PubMed ID: 21784354]
Wharton W Baker LD Gleason CE Dowling M Barnet JH Johnson S Carlsson C Craft S Asthana S .
Short-term hormone therapy with transdermal estradiol improves cognition for postmenopausal women with Alzheimer's disease: results of a randomized controlled trial. J Alzheimers Dis. 2011;26(3):495-505
[PubMed ID: 21694454]
Bendlin BB Ries ML Canu E Sodhi A Lazar M Alexander AL Carlsson CM Sager MA Asthana S Johnson SC .
White matter is altered with parental family history of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement. 2010 Sep;6(5):394-403
[PubMed ID: 20713315]
Lin F Wharton W Dowling NM Ries ML Johnson SC Carlsson CM Asthana S Gleason CE .
Awareness of memory abilities in community-dwelling older adults with suspected dementia and mild cognitive impairment. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2010;30(1):83-92
[PubMed ID: 20714155]
Bendlin BB Newman LM Ries ML Puglielli L Carlsson CM Sager MA Rowley HA Gallagher CL Willette AA Alexander AL Asthana S Johnson SC .
NSAIDs may protect against age-related brain atrophy. Front Aging Neurosci. 2010;2
[PubMed ID: 20877426]
Ward MA Bendlin BB McLaren DG Hess TM Gallagher CL Kastman EK Rowley HA Asthana S Carlsson CM Sager MA Johnson SC .
Low HDL Cholesterol is Associated with Lower Gray Matter Volume in Cognitively Healthy Adults. Front Aging Neurosci. 2010;2
[PubMed ID: 20725527]
Wharton W Dowling M Khosropour CM Carlsson C Asthana S Gleason CE .
Cognitive benefits of hormone therapy: cardiovascular factors and healthy-user bias. Maturitas. 2009 Nov 20;64(3):182-7
[PubMed ID: 19879073]