Jennifer Weuve

a research and faculty member profile

Two great disciplines that go great together: air pollution and dementia epidemiology.

Weuve J. Invited commentary: what exposure to air pollutants may be doing to the aging brain and what epidemiology can say about it. American Journal of Epidemiology 2014 Aug 15;108(4):367-371.


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 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)