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Gary Small

Gary Small’s research focuses on early detection and prevention of age-related memory decline and neurodegeneration. He has written eight popular books on the neuroscience of memory, mental health, and aging.

Recent Publications:

Small GW. Detection and prevention of cognitive decline. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2016 Dec;24(12):1142-1150

Merrill DA, Siddarth, P, Raji CA, Emerson ND, Rueda F, Ercoli LM, Miller KJ, Lavretsky H, Harris LM, Burggren AC, Bookheimer SY, Barrio JR, Small GW. Modifiable risk factors and brain positron emission tomography measures of amyloid and tau in nondemented adults with memory complaints. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2016 May 13. pii: S1064-7481(16)30112-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.05.007

Barrio JR, Small GW, Wong K-P, Huang S-C, Liu J, Merrill DA, Giza CC, Fitzsimmons RP, Omalu B, Bailes J, Kepe V. In vivo characterization of chronic traumatic encephalopathy using [F-18]FDDNP PET brain imaging. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2015 Apr 21;112(16):E2039-47. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1409952112.

Chen ST, Siddarth P, Ercoli LM, Merrill DA, Torres-Gil F, Small GW. Modifiable risk factors for Alzheimer disease and subjective memory impairment across age groups. PLOS ONE. 2014 Jun 4;9(6):e98630. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098630. eCollection 2014

Roussotte FF, Narr KL, Small GW, Thompson PM; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. The C677T variant in MTHFR modulates associations between blood-based and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of neurodegeneration. Neuroreport. 2016 Aug 17;27(12):948-51. PubMed PMID: 27380243; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4937804.

Raji CA, Merrill DA, Barrio JR, Omalu B, Small GW. Progressive focal gray matter volume loss in a former high school football player: A possible magnetic resonance imaging volumetric signature for chronic traumatic encephalopathy. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2016. Jul 28. pii: S1064-7481(16)30196-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jagp.2016.07.018.

Roussotte FF, Narr KL, Small GW, Thompson PM; Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. The C677T variant in MTHFR modulates associations between blood-based and cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers of neurodegeneration. Neuroreport. 2016 Aug 17;27(12):948-51. doi: 10.1097/WNR.0000000000000636