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Long, frequent naps link to Alzheimer's dementia--SLEEP2020 presentation covered by MEDPAGE TODAY

August 30, 2020

Daytime napping is a common behavior especially in elderlies. There are conflict results regarding long-term health consequences and daytime napping. No prior studies have investigated how objective daytime napping changes longitudinally with aging, and how this change interacts with the progression of Alzheimer's.

We have studied this using a large cohort of elderlies with annual clinical assessment and annual assessment of actigraphy. Participants have been followed for 6 years on average, and up to 14 years. Results were presented in oral at the virtual SLEEP2020 meeting...

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Join Harvard Faculty

January 1, 2019

The Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Brigham & Women's Hospital (BWH) have approved my promotion on the very first day of the 2019. I am now a faculty member of HMS and a professional staff of BWH.

New Titles: Instructor in Medicine, HMS; Associate Physiologist, BWH

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New article published in Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association

May 5, 2018

A new research article titled "Fractal regulation and incident Alzheimer's disease in elderly individuals" that summarizes some interesting findings from my recent studies has been online published in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association.

Briefly, it shows that a fractal metric obtained from motor activity predicts the risk of Alzheimer's dementia around 5 years later. It also predicts faster cognitive decline.

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