Walter A Kukull

Professor, Epidemiology



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1983
MS Psychology, Western Washington University, 1974



Box 357236
Dept. of Epidemiology
1959 NE Pacific Street
Health Sciences, F-261G
Seattle, WA 98195
National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center
Box 354983
4311 11th Avenue NE #300
Seattle, WA 98105
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Research Interests

Dr Kukull's research is principally in the neurodegenerative, vascular and other conditions causing dementia and cognitive impairment. These conditions include Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's/Lewy body disease, frontotemporal lobar degeneration, and cerebrovascular disease. Since 1999, as Director and PI of the National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center [U01AG016976], he is closely tied to the ~30 Alzheimer's Disease Centers nationwide, funded by National Institute on Aging. In addition to NACC work, he is an investigator with a number of other NIH grants.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Psychosis in Alzheimer's disease is associated with specific changes in brain MRI volume, cognition and neuropathology.
(2024 Jun)
Neurobiol Aging 138(): 10-18
Almeida FC, Jesus T, Coelho A, Quintas-Neves M, Gauthreaux K, Teylan MA, Mock CN, Kukull WA, Crary JF, Oliveira TG

Genetic associations with dementia-related proteinopathy: Application of item response theory.
(2024 Apr)
Alzheimers Dement 20(4): 2906-2921
Katsumata Y, Fardo DW, Shade LMP, Wu X, Karanth SD, Hohman TJ, Schneider JA, Bennett DA, Farfel JM, Gauthreaux K, Mock C, Kukull WA, Abner EL, Nelson PT, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, National Alzheimer's Coordinating Center

Asian Cohort for Alzheimer's Disease (ACAD) pilot study on genetic and non-genetic risk factors for Alzheimer's disease among Asian Americans and Canadians.
(2024 Mar)
Alzheimers Dement 20(3): 2058-2071
Ho PC, Yu WH, Tee BL, Lee WP, Li C, Gu Y, Yokoyama JS, Reyes-Dumeyer D, Choi YB, Yang HS, Vardarajan BN, Tzuang M, Lieu K, Lu A, Faber KM, Potter ZD, Revta C, Kirsch M, McCallum J, Mei D, Booth B, Cantwell LB, Chen F, Chou S, Clark D, Deng M, Hong TH, Hwang LJ, Jiang L, Joo Y, Kang Y, Kim ES, Kim H, Kim K, Kuzma AB, Lam E, Lanata SC, Lee K, Li D, Li M, Li X, Liu CL, Liu C, Liu L, Lupo JL, Nguyen K, Pfleuger SE, Qian J, Qian W, Ramirez V, Russ KA, Seo EH, Song YE, Tartaglia MC, Tian L, Torres M, Vo N, Wong EC, Xie Y, Yau EB, Yi I, Yu V, Zeng X, St George-Hyslop P, Au R, Schellenberg GD, Dage JL, Varma R, Hsiung GR, Rosen H, Henderson VW, Foroud T, Kukull WA, Peavy GM, Lee H, Feldman HH, Mayeux R, Chui H, Jun GR, Ta Park VM, Chow TW, Wang LS

Risk of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Among People Who Develop Cognitive Impairment With and Without a History of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder.
(2024 Jan-Mar 01)
Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 38(1): 91-94
Perales-Puchalt J, Gauthreaux K, Flatt JD, Meyer OL, Kukull WA

Longitudinal change in memory performance as a strong endophenotype for Alzheimer's disease.
(2024 Feb)
Alzheimers Dement 20(2): 1268-1283
Archer DB, Eissman JM, Mukherjee S, Lee ML, Choi SE, Scollard P, Trittschuh EH, Mez JB, Bush WS, Kunkle BW, Naj AC, Gifford KA, Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (ADGC), Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP), Cuccaro ML, Pericak-Vance MA, Farrer LA, Wang LS, Schellenberg GD, Mayeux RP, Haines JL, Jefferson AL, Kukull WA, Keene CD, Saykin AJ, Thompson PM, Martin ER, Bennett DA, Barnes LL, Schneider JA, Crane PK, Dumitrescu L, Hohman TJ

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