Maria M Corrada-Bravo

Associate Adjunct Professor, Neurology
School of Medicine

Associate Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
School of Medicine

Associate Adjunct Professor, Institute for Memory Impairments and Neurological Disorders (UCI MIND)

Sc.D., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2003, Epidemiology

M.S., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 1992, Biostatistics

Phone: (949) 824-9109

University of California, Irvine
Hewitt Hall Room 1513
Mail Code: 1400
Irvine, CA 92697

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aging, dementia, oldest-old, risk and protective factors for dementia, longitudinal epidemiological studies
URL The 90+ Study

Balasubramanian AB, Kawas CH, Peltz CB, Brookmeyer R, Corrada MM. (2012). Alzheimer disease pathology and longitudinal cognitive performance in the oldest-old with no dementia. Neurology. 79:915-921.

Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. (2012). A population-based clinicopathological study in the oldest-old: the 90+ study. Curr Alzheimer Res. 9(6):709-717.

Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Peltz CB, Kawas CH. (2012). Disability in the oldest-old: incidence and risk factors in the 90+ study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 20(2):159-168.

Robinson JL, Geser F, Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Arnold SE, Lee VM, Kawas CH, Trojanowski JQ. (2011). Neocortical and hippocampal amyloid-beta and tau measures associate with dementia in the oldest-old. Brain. 134(Pt 12):3708-3715.

Peltz CB, Corrada MM, Berlau DJ, Kawas CH. (2012). Cognitive impairment in non-demented oldest-old: Prevalence and relationship to cardiovascular risk factors. Alzheimers Dement. 8(2):87-94.

Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. (2011). Activities and mortality in the elderly: the Leisure World Cohort Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 66(5):559-567.

Corrada MM, Brookmeyer R, Paganini-Hill A, Berlau D, Kawas CH. (2010). Dementia incidence continues to increase with age in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. Ann Neurol. 67(1):114-121.

Berlau DJ, Corrada MM, Head E, Kawas CH. (2009). APOE epsilon2 is associated with intact cognition but increased Alzheimer pathology in the oldest old. Neurology. 72(9):829-834.

Kravitz BA, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. (2009). High levels of serum C-reactive protein are associated with greater risk of all-cause mortality, but not dementia, in the oldest-old: Results from The 90+ Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 57:641-646.

Corrada MM, Brookmeyer R, Berlau D, Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH. (2008). Prevalence of dementia after age 90: results from The 90+ Study. Neurology. 71(5):337-343.

Head E, Corrada MM, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Kim RC, Sarsoza F, Goodus M, Kawas CH. (2009). Synaptic proteins, neuropathology and cognitive status in the oldest-old. Neurobiol Aging. 30(7):1125-1134.

Whittle C, Corrada MM, Dick M, Ziegler R, Kahle-Wrobleski K, Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH. (2007). Neuropsychological data in nondemented oldest-old: The 90+ Study. J Clin Exp Neuropsychol. 29(3):290-299.

Paganini-Hill A, Kawas CH, Corrada MM. (2007). Type of alcohol consumed, changes in intake over time and mortality: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Age Ageing. 36(2):203-209.

Kahle-Wrobleski K, Corrada MM, Li B, Kawas CH. (2007). Sensitivity and specificity of the mini-mental state examination for identifying dementia in the oldest-old: The 90+ Study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 55(2):284-289.

Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Mozaffar F, Paganini-Hill A. (2006). Association of body mass index and weight change with all-cause mortality in the elderly. Am J Epidemiol. 163(10):938-949.

Paganini-Hill A, Corrada MM, Kawas CH. (2006). Increased longevity in older users of postmenopausal estrogen therapy: the Leisure World Cohort Study. Menopause. 13(1):12-18.

Corrada MM, Kawas CH, Hallfrisch J, Muller D, Brookmeyer R. (2005). Reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease with high folate intake: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Alzheimer's & Dementia. 1:11-18.

Kawas CH, Corrada MM, Brookmeyer R, Morrison A, Resnick SM, Zonderman AB, Arenberg D. (2003). Visual memory predicts Alzheimer's disease more than a decade before diagnosis. Neurology. 60(7):1089-1093.

Brookmeyer R, Corrada MM, Curriero FC, Kawas CH. (2002). Survival following a diagnosis of Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol. 59(11):1764-1767.

Kawas CH, Resnick S, Morrison A, Brookmeyer R, Corrada MM, Zonderman A, Bacal C, Lingle DD, Metter E. (1997). A prospective study of estrogen replacement therapy and the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease: the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. Neurology. 48(6):1517-1521.

Stewart WF, Kawas CH, Corrada MM, Metter EJ. (1997). Risk of Alzheimer's disease and duration of NSAID use. Neurology. 48(3):626-632.

Corrada M, Brookmeyer R, Kawas CH. (1995). Sources of variability in prevalence rates of Alzheimer's disease. Int J Epidemiol. 24(5):1000-1005.

Kawas CH, Segal J, Stewart WF, Corrada MM, Thal LJ. (1994). A validation study of the Dementia Questionnaire. Arch Neurol. 51(9):901-906.


Corrada M, Kawas C, Brookmeyer R, Morrison A, Resnick S, Zonderman, A, Arenberg D. Visual Memory Performance and the Long-Term Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. Research and Practice in Alzheimer’s Disease. Vol 9. Paris: Serdi Publisher, 2004.

Corrada M, Kawas C. Prevention Strategies for Alzheimer’s Disease. In: Morris J, Galvin J, Holtzman D, eds. Handbook of Dementing Illnesses. 2nd Ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, June 2006.

Kahle-Wrobleski K, Corrada M, Kawas C. Dementia and Cognition in the Oldest-Old. In: Miller BL, Boeve BF, eds. The Behavioral Neurology of Dementia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Kawas C, Corrada M, Paganini-Hill A. Estrogen Therapy – Relationship to Longevity and Prevalent Dementia in the Oldest-Old: The Leisure World Cohort Study and The 90+Study. In: Hogervorst E, Henderson, Gibbs, Brinton RD, eds. Hormones, Cognition, and Dementia: State of the Art and Emergent Therapeutic Strategies. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Grants Co-PI: “Clinical, Imaging, and Pathological Studies of the Oldest Old” - NIA
PI: "Vascular disease in relation to dementing pathologies in the oldest-old”. New Investigator Research Grant from the Alzheimer’s Association.
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