Jennifer Weuve

a research and faculty member profile

Obesity and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of overweight, obesity, and central adiposity in relation to risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: Goonesekera S, Weuve J, Li S, Blacker D.

Socioeconomic inequalities in health: do our methods do them justice?

Weuve J. Magnitude matters: beyond detection in the presence of selection, in research on socioeconomic inequalities in health [invited commentary]. Epidemiology 2013 Jan;24(1):10-13.

(Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

Head injury and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: Koyama A, Weuve J, Blacker D.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, PM air pollution, and cognitive decline.

Weuve J, Yanosky JD. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, particulate air pollution, and cognitive decline-reply. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012 Jul 9;172(13):1045-1046.

In reply to letter about study of PM exposure and cognitive decline.

Exposure to lead in relation to depressive and anxiety symptoms.

Eum K-D, Korrick SA, Weuve J, Okereke O, Kubzansky LD, Hu H, Weisskopf MGRelation of cumulative low-level lead exposure to depressive and phobic anxiety symptom scores in middle-aged and elderly women. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012;160(6):817-823.

Related story (Environmental Health News)

(Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

Exposure to particulate air pollution and cognitive decline.

Weuve J, Puett RC, Schwartz J, Yanosky JD, Laden F*, Grodstein F*. Exposure to particulate air pollution and cognitive decline in older women. Archives of Internal Medicine 2012;172(3):219-227.

* contributed equally.

Selected related stories:

Invited commentary (Archives of Internal Medicine)

Letter to the editor and reply (Archives of Internal Medicine)

Smog in our brains (Monitor on Psychology, American Psychological Association)

Common air pollutant linked to mental decline (WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio)

Pollution can put minds in a fog (Chicago Tribune)

Smog may harm women’s brains (HealthDay via MSN)

Air pollution tied to heart and brain risks (Well of the New York Times)

Air pollution ups risk of stroke, impaired memory (Science Friday)

Air pollution linked to cognitive decline (Voice of America)

Correlation structure in inverse-probability-weighted analyses of repeated measures: a cautionary note.

Tchetgen ET, Glymour MM, Weuve J, Robins JM. Specifying the correlation structure in inverse-probability-weighting estimation for repeated measures. Epidemiology 2012 Jul;23(4):644-6.

Clarification on the methods used in this paper on using inverse probability of attrition weights to account for selective attrition.

(Source: journals.lww.com)

Cadmium exposure and neurodevelopment.

Ciesielski T, Weuve J, Bellinger DC, Schwartz J, Lanphear B, Wright RO. Cadmium exposure and neurodevelopmental outcomes in US children. Environmental Health Perspectives 2012;120(5):758-763.

(Source: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov)

Alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of alcohol intake and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: James BD, Weuve J, Blacker D.

Postmenopausal hormone use and risk of Alzheimer disease.

A summary of epidemiologic studies of use of postmenopausal hormones and risk of Alzheimer disease dementia.  Credits: O’Brien J, Weuve J, Blacker D.

See news item and commentary.

Homocysteine and risk of Alzheimer disease

A summary of epidemiologic studies of plasma homocysteine and risk of Alzheimer disease.  Credits: Li S*, Goonesekera S*, Weuve J, Blacker D.

*contributed equally

Rejoinder to commentary on “Selective attrition, smoking and cognitive decline.”

Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Glymour MM, Shpitser I, Weuve J. To weight or not to weight? On the relation between inverse-probability-weighting and principal stratification for truncation by death. Epidemiology 2012;23(1):132-137.

Related items:

The original paper (Weuve J. et al)

Commentary (Chaix B. et al)

Clarification (Tchtegen Tchetgen E.J. et al)

Selective attrition, smoking and cognitive decline: an application of inverse probability of attrition weights.

Weuve J, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Glymour MM, Beck TL, Aggarwal NT, Wilson RS, Evans DA, Mendes de Leon CF. Accounting for bias due to selective attrition in analyses of cognitive decline: the example of smoking and cognitive decline in older adults. Epidemiology 2012;23(1):119-128.

Related items:

Commentary (Chaix B. et al)

Rejoinder (Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ. et al)

Clarification of methods (Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ. et al)

Results using survival average causal effect (SACE) method (Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ.)

Performance on simple motor tasks predicts outcomes in Parkinson’s disease.

Grill S, Weuve J, Weisskopf MG. Predicting outcomes in Parkinson’s disease: comparison of simple motor performance measures and the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale-III. Journal of Parkinson’s Disease 2011;1(3):287-298.

(Source: iospress.metapress.com)