New study: TBI and dementia risk in male veteran older twins

February 03, 2022
A new study published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association investigates traumatic brain injury (TBI) and dementia risk in male veteran older twins, controlling for genetic and early life non-genetic factors. The findings suggest that non-Alzheimer's disease ...

Dr. Yaffe contributes to 2022 AHA Update

January 31, 2022
The American Heart Association, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, annually reports the most up-to-date statistics related to heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular risk factors, including core health behaviors (smoking, physical activity, diet, and weight) and health factors...

New postdoctoral fellowship in social determinants of brain health

January 28, 2022
Recruiting now! The Postdoctoral Fellow in the Social Determinants of Dementia and Brain Health will apply innovative epidemiological methods to support ongoing research studies on the social determinants of dementia and brain health.

Women's Alzheimer's Movement interviews Dr. Yaffe

January 27, 2022
Women's Alzheimer's Movement sat down with Dr. Yaffe to discuss her Alzheimer’s and dementia research and why she has hope for the future when it comes to Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention. Read the interview here.

Study: Cardiac structure & function and midlife cognition

January 26, 2022
This study, published in the January 26, 2022 online version of Neurology, studied 2,653 participants from the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) Study (57% women, 46% Black).

Dr. Laure Rouch lands Neurology's press release program

January 26, 2022
Former mentee Dr. Laure Rouch's recent work, published in the January 26, 2022 online version of Neurology, looks at heart structure and function and the risks for cognition. The research was selected to be part of Neurology's press release program. Read the special press release here.

Dr. Yue Leng presents Sleep & Circadian Rhythms Year-in-Review

January 26, 2022
Dr. Yue Leng, a faculty member of both the Kristine Yaffe Lab and the Center for Population Brain Health, led Alzheimer's Association's Sleep and Circadian Rhythms Professional Interest Area Year in Review.

New postdoctoral research opportunity in aging and TBI

January 19, 2022
Recruiting now! Our new 2-year Research Fellowship in Traumatic Brain Injury and Aging trains outstanding scientists to lead clinical research on TBI and aging either within the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center or across the nation and world.

Study: Trials and treatments for vascular brain health

January 18, 2022
Published in the January 10, 2022 online version of Stroke.

Dr. Kristine Yaffe ranked as 2021 Highly Cited Researcher

December 06, 2021
Out of nearly 8 million researchers in the world over the last decade, less than 1% have published multiple papers frequently cited by their peers that rank in the top 1% of citations for field and year.