Faculty Profile

Dr. Roee Holtzer, Ph.D.

Roee Holtzer, Ph.D.

Professor, The Saul R. Korey Department of Neurology

Areas of Research: Interests include: Neuropsychology, cognition, aging, dementia, gait, and falls. Specifically, identify cognitive and brain mechanisms of major mobility/geriatric outcomes in aging, dementia and diseases that affect the CNS.

Selected Publications

Recent Publications Holtzer, R., Verghese, J., Xue, X., Lipton, R.B. (2006). Cognitive processes related to gait velocity in aging: Results from the Einstein Aging Study. Neuropsychology, 20(2), 215-223 Holtzer,R., Wegesin, D. J., Albert, S. M., Marder, K., Bell, K., Albert, M., Brandt, J., Stern, Y. (2006). The relation of Concurrent Alpha Synuclein pathology to clinical outcome in autopsy-proven Alzheimer disease. Archives of Neurology, 63, 226-230. Holtzer,R., Scrameas, N., Wegesin, D. J., Albert, S. M., Albert, M., Brandt, J., Hadgieorgiou, G.M., Dubois, B., Stern, Y. (2005). Depressive symptoms in Alzheimer Disease: natural course and temporal relation to function and cognitive status. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 53, 2083-2089 Holtzer, R., Rakitin, C. B., Stern, Y. (2005). Predicting age related dual-task effects with individual differences on neuropsychological tests. Neuropsychology, 19, 1, 18-27. Holtzer, R., Rakitin, C. B., Stern, Y. (2004). Age-related differences in executive control of working memory. Memory & Cognition, 32, 8, 1333-1345. Holtzer, R., Burright, R.G., and Donovick, P.J. (2004). The Sensitivity of Dual-task Performance to Cognitive Status in Aging. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 10, 2, 230-238. Holtzer, R, Wegesin, D. J., and Stern Y. (2004). The Prevalence, Course and Risk Factors of Psychopathological Features in Alzheimer Disease. Practice in Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline, 9, 165-173. Holtzer, R. (2004). Review: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology, 2nd edition. Archives of Neurology, 61, 1469 Holtzer, R., Tang, M-X., Devanand, D. P., Albert, S.M., Wegesin, D.J., Marder, K., Bell, K., Albert, M., Brandt, J., Stern, Y. (2003). Psychopathologic Features in Alzheimer’s Disease: Course and Relation to Cognitive Status. Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 51, 953-960. Holtzer,R., Wegesin, D. J., Albert, S. M., Marder, K., Bell, K., Albert, M., Brandt, J., Stern, Y. (2003). The Rate of Cognitive Decline and Risk of Reaching Clinical Milestones in Alzheimer’s Disease. Archives of Neurology, 60, 1137-1142

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