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Room 9E-105
622 West 168th St.
New York, NY   10032

Phone: 212-305-4730

Affiliations
-Columbia University Medical Center
-Department of Medicine
-Division of Cardiology


Jose A. Luchsinger, M.D., M.Ph.
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Research Summary
Relationship between cardiovascular risk factors and cognition. Relationship between diet and cognition.

Research Activities
I work with the Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain analyzing data from a prospective cohort study of aging.


Selected Publications:
1. José A. Luchsinger, Ming-Xing Tang, Steven Shea, Richard Mayeux (2003) Antioxidant vitamin intake and risk of Alzheimer’s disease Arch Neurol 60:203-208

2. José A. Luchsinger, Ming-Xing Tang, Steven Shea, Richard Mayeux (2002) Caloric intake and risk of Alzheimer's disease Arch Neurol 59:1258-63

3. Holly B. Posner, Ming-Xin Tang, Jose Luchsinger, Rafael Lantigua, Yaakov Stern, Richard Mayeux (2002) The Relationship of Hypertension in the Elderly to Alzheimer’s disease, Vascular Dementia and Cognitive Function Neurology 58:1175-81

4. Mathew S. Maurer, José A. Luchsinger, Rachel Wellner, Eugene Kukuy, Niloo M. Edwards (2002) The Impact of Body Mass Index on Complications from Cardiac Surgery In The Oldest Old J Am Geriatr Soc 50:988-94

5. José A. Luchsinger, Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Charles Knirsch, Daniel Rabinowitz, Steven Shea (2002) Antibiotic Use and Risk of Myocardial Infarction in the General Population Am J of Cardiol 89:18-21

6. José A. Luchsinger, Ariel Pablos-Mendez, Charles Knirsch , Daniel Rabinowitz, Steven Shea (2001) Antibiotic Use and Risk of Ischemic Stroke in the Elderly Am J of Med 111:361-366

 
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