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Literature searches, data extraction and data entry, meta-analysis calculations, and database updates are performed at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School in collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health.

Director and Principal Investigator
Deborah Blacker, M.D., Sc.D.
Gerontology Research Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Co-Director
Jennifer Weuve, Sc.D.
Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Rush University Medical Center
Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL

Meta-analytic Methods
Matthew B. McQueen, Sc.D.
Department of Psychology and Institute for Behavioral Genetics
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

Bibliographic Methods
John Jackson, Sc.D.
Brigham & Women's Hospital-Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

Data Curation
Amanda M. Anderson, Harvard School of Public Health (2015-present)
Meredith H. Arasaratnam, Sc.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (2008-2014)
Erin Comerford, M.S., Harvard School of Public Health (2015-present)
J. Cai Gillis, Harvard School of Public Health (2016-present)
Sunali Goonesekera, M.S., Harvard School of Public Health (2011-2015)
John Jackson, Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health (2011-present)
Bryan James, PhD, Rush University Medical Center (2010-2014)
Alain Koyama, Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health (2010-present)
Iris Kim, Harvard School of Public Health (2014-present)
Shanshan Li, Sc.D., Harvard School of Public Health (2009-2011)
Jacqueline O'Brien, Sc.D., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (2009-2015)
Melinda C. Power, Sc.D., Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (2008-present)
Maile Ray, Harvard School of Public Health (2009-2010)
Gautam Sageev, Harvard School of Public Health (2011-present)
Yi-han Sheu, Harvard School of Public Health (2015-present)
Beinan Zhao, Harvard School of Public Health (2010-2011)

Research Assistance
Laura Carroll, Massachusetts General Hospital (2006-2008)
Michelle Chambord, Massachusetts General Hospital (2008)
Sara Grimes, Massachusetts General Hospital (2008-2010)
Rebecca Rudel, Massachusetts General Hospital (2010-2012)
Amy Zoller, Massachusetts General Hospital (2012-2013)
Larisa Collins, Massachusetts General Hospital (2013-present)

Scientific Advisory Board

Monique Breteler, M.D., Ph.D.
German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE)
Bonn, Germany

Francine Grodstein, Sc.D.
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Bradley T. Hyman, M.D., Ph.D.
MassGeneral Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND)
Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Walter Kukull, M.S., Ph.D.
Department of Epidemiology,
University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA, USA

Nan Laird, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Lenore Launer, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry
National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD, USA

Richard Mayeux, M.D., M.P.H.
Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, Taub Institute, and Department of Neurology
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

Meir Stampfer, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

Kristine Yaffe, M.D.
San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA