eBRAIN Studies

Research

Focusing on the application of epidemiology methods and cutting-edge neuroimaging methodologies in population and clinical studies to enhance etiological research and evaluation of specific therapies in the disorders of the central nervous system.

Neurobiological drivers of mobility resilience: the dopaminergic system

2018–2023
U01AG061393, NIA
Caterina Rosano (MPI)
Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

Population Neuroscience of Aging and Alzheimer's Disease (PNA)

2018–2023
Grant T32AG055381
Caterina Rosano (MPI)
Mary Ganguli (MPI)

Pittsburgh Older American Independence Center

2020–2025
P30 AG024827-06, NIA 
Susan Greenspan (PI)
Caterina Rosano (Core Leader)

Neurovascular determinants of cognitive function in adults with sickle cell disease

2016–2021
R01HL127107
Enrico Novelli (PI)
Caterina Rosano (Co-Investigator)

Restoring Central Motor Control to Improve Community Mobility of Older Adults

2018–2022
1 R01 AG057671-01A1, NIA/NINR
Andrea Rosso (PI)

Caterina Rosano (Co-Investigator)

Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia Among Older Chinese Immigrants: The Role of Activity, Engagement, Immigration Experience, and Neighborhood Environments

2020–2024
1R01AG067548-01
Fengyan Tang (PI)

Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

 

Locomotor Adaptability for Community Mobility of Older Adults: The Role of Gait Automaticity

2020–2022
Pitt Momentum Funds
Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

 

Environmental Challenges and the Aging Brain: Implications for Community Mobility

2016–2022
1K01AG053431-01, NIA
Andrea Rosso (PI)

 

Neighborhoods, Cognitive Aging and Modifiable Risk Factors

2018–2022
1R01AG055404-01A1, NIA
Michelle Carlson (PI)
Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

 

ADRD supplement: Urban Revitalization and Long-term Effects on Diet, Economic, and Health Outcomes

2018–2021
R01 CA149105-07S1, NIA
Tamara Dubowitz (PI) 
Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

 

ADRD supplement: Natural Experiment of Neighborhood Revitalization and Cardiometabolic Health

2018–2021
R01 HL131531-03S1, NIA
Wendy Troxel (MPI)
Tiffany Gary-Webb (MPI)
Andrea Rosso (Co-Investigator)

 

Cognitive Decline, Brain Aging, Physical Environment, and Mobility

2016–2018
R21 AG054666-01, NIA
Andrea Rosso (PI)

 

Identification of Factors Associated with Subsequent Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis Using Machine Learning Over Complex Large-scale Longitudinal Health Data

2020–2021
Momentum Funds Teaming Grant
University of Pittsburgh Senior Vice Chancellor’s Office
Richard Boyce (PI) 
Beth Shaaban (Co-Investigator)

 

 

Pathways of beneficial effects of a physical activity intervention on hippocampal atrophy among older adults

2016–2018
F31AG054084, NIA
Beth Shaaban (PI) 

 

Ultra-high-field neuroimaging in elderly after a two-year exercise intervention

2014–2018
1 R01 AG044474-04, NIA
Caterina Rosano (PI)
Howard Aizenstein (PI)

Retinal Imaging Markers of Cognition in Adults with T1D

2015–2017
R21 DK107926-01
Caterina Rosano (PI)

Healthy Brain Project 2 - Resilience to mobility impairment: neural correlates and protective factors

2011–2017
1 R01 AG037451-01A1, NIA
Caterina Rosano (PI)

Imaging biomarkers of accelerated brain aging in Type-1 Diabetes

2010–2016
R01 DK089028-04, NIDDK
Caterina Rosano (PI)

Healthy Brain Project 1 - Brain anatomical correlates of mobility control in the oldest old

2007–2012
1 R01 AG029232-01
Caterina Rosano (PI)