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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).



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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 College of Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
Internship Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India
Medical School University of Delhi, India

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PubMed Articles
Vogt NM Romano KA Darst BF Engelman CD Johnson SC Carlsson CM Asthana S Blennow K Zetterberg H Bendlin BB Rey FE The gut microbiota-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide is elevated in Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Res Ther . 2018 Dec 22;10(1):124
[PubMed ID: 30579367]
Clark LR Koscik RL Allison SL Berman SE Norton D Carlsson CM Betthauser TJ Bendlin BB Christian BT Chin NA Asthana S Johnson SC Hypertension and obesity moderate the relationship between β-amyloid and cognitive decline in midlife. Alzheimers Dement . 2018 Oct 25;
[PubMed ID: 30367828]
Kim WH Racine AM Adluru N Hwang SJ Blennow K Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Asthana S Koscik RL Johnson SC Bendlin BB Singh V Cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of neurofibrillary tangles and synaptic dysfunction are associated with longitudinal decline in white matter connectivity: A multi-resolution graph analysis. Neuroimage Clin . 2018 Oct 23;
[PubMed ID: 30502079]
Vesperman CJ Pozorski V Dougherty RJ Law LL Boots E Oh JM Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Rowley HA Ma Y Bendlin BB Asthana S Sager MA Hermann BP Johnson SC Cook DB Okonkwo OC Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates age-associated aggregation of white matter hyperintensities in an at-risk cohort. Alzheimers Res Ther . 2018 Sep 24;10(1):97
[PubMed ID: 30249285]
Umucu E Wyman M Lee B Zuelsdorff M Benton SF Nystrom N Johnson SC Carlsson CM Asthana S Gleason CE Apathy in Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease: Psychometric Validation of the Apathy Evaluation Scale. Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen . 2018 Aug 14;:1533317518794020
[PubMed ID: 30103612]
Merluzzi AP Carlsson CM Johnson SC Schindler SE Asthana S Blennow K Zetterberg H Bendlin BB Neurodegeneration, synaptic dysfunction, and gliosis are phenotypic of Alzheimer dementia. Neurology . 2018 Jul 31;91(5):e436-e443
[PubMed ID: 29959263]
Belitskaya-Lévy I Dysken M Guarino P Sano M Asthana S Vertrees JE Pallaki M Llorente M Love S Schellenberg G Impact of apolipoprotein E genotypes on vitamin E and memantine treatment outcomes in Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (N Y) . 2018;4:344-349
[PubMed ID: 30175228]
Chen P Guarino PD Dysken MW Pallaki M Asthana S Llorente MD Love S Vertrees JE Schellenberg GD Sano M Neuropsychiatric Symptoms and Caregiver Burden in Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease: The TEAM-AD VA Cooperative Study. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol . 2018 Jul;31(4):177-185
[PubMed ID: 29966477]
Hao L Wang J Page D Asthana S Zetterberg H Carlsson C Okonkwo OC Li L Comparative Evaluation of MS-based Metabolomics Software and Its Application to Preclinical Alzheimer's Disease. Sci Rep . 2018 Jun 18;8(1):9291
[PubMed ID: 29915347]
Asthana S Golden RN The Aging Imperative-Innovations in Research, Education, and Care in Geriatric Medicine. WMJ . 2018 Jun;117(2):92-93
[PubMed ID: 30048580]
Kantarci K Tosakulwong N Lesnick TG Zuk SM Lowe VJ Fields JA Gunter JL Senjem ML Settell ML Gleason CE Shuster LT Bailey KR Dowling NM Asthana S Jack CR Jr Rocca WA Miller VM Brain structure and cognition 3 years after the end of an early menopausal hormone therapy trial. Neurology . 2018 Apr 17;90(16):e1404-e1412
[PubMed ID: 29661902]
Clark LR Berman SE Norton D Koscik RL Jonaitis E Blennow K Bendlin BB Asthana S Johnson SC Zetterberg H Carlsson CM Age-accelerated cognitive decline in asymptomatic adults with CSF β-amyloid. Neurology . 2018 Apr 10;90(15):e1306-e1315
[PubMed ID: 29523644]
Rogus-Pulia NM Gangnon R Kind A Connor NP Asthana S A Pilot Study of Perceived Mouth Dryness, Perceived Swallowing Effort, and Saliva Substitute Effects in Healthy Adults Across the Age Range. Dysphagia . 2018 Apr;33(2):200-205
[PubMed ID: 28879557]
Law LL Rol RN Schultz SA Dougherty RJ Edwards DF Koscik RL Gallagher CL Carlsson CM Bendlin BB Zetterberg H Blennow K Asthana S Sager MA Hermann BP Johnson SC Cook DB Okonkwo OC Moderate intensity physical activity associates with CSF biomarkers in a cohort at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2018;10:188-195
[PubMed ID: 29527551]
Madrid A Hogan KJ Papale LA Clark LR Asthana S Johnson SC Alisch RS DNA Hypomethylation in Blood Links B3GALT4 and ZADH2 to Alzheimer's Disease. J Alzheimers Dis . 2018;66(3):927-934
[PubMed ID: 30372681]
Bettcher BM Johnson SC Fitch R Casaletto KB Heffernan KS Asthana S Zetterberg H Blennow K Carlsson CM Neuhaus J Bendlin BB Kramer JH Cerebrospinal Fluid and Plasma Levels of Inflammation Differentially Relate to CNS Markers of Alzheimer's Disease Pathology and Neuronal Damage. J Alzheimers Dis . 2018;62(1):385-397
[PubMed ID: 29439331]
Gleason CE Norton D Anderson ED Wahoske M Washington DT Umucu E Koscik RL Dowling NM Johnson SC Carlsson CM Asthana S Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Cognitive Variability Predicts Incident Alzheimer's Disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment Comparable to a Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarker. J Alzheimers Dis . 2018;61(1):79-89
[PubMed ID: 29125485]
Johnson SC Koscik RL Jonaitis EM Clark LR Mueller KD Berman SE Bendlin BB Engelman CD Okonkwo OC Hogan KJ Asthana S Carlsson CM Hermann BP Sager MA The Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer's Prevention: A review of findings and current directions. Alzheimers Dement (Amst) . 2018;10:130-142
[PubMed ID: 29322089]
Willette AA Webb JL Lutz MW Bendlin BB Wennberg AM Oh JM Roses A Koscik RL Hermann BP Dowling NM Asthana S Johnson SC Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Family history and TOMM40 '523 interactive associations with memory in middle-aged and Alzheimer's disease cohorts. Alzheimers Dement . 2017 Nov;13(11):1217-1225
[PubMed ID: 28549947]
Casaletto KB Elahi FM Bettcher BM Neuhaus J Bendlin BB Asthana S Johnson SC Yaffe K Carlsson C Blennow K Zetterberg H Kramer JH Neurogranin, a synaptic protein, is associated with memory independent of Alzheimer biomarkers. Neurology . 2017 Oct 24;89(17):1782-1788
[PubMed ID: 28939668]