Research and Projects
Dr. Manly aims to improve the diagnostic accuracy of neuropsychological tests when used to detect cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease among African American and Hispanic elders. She is an Associate Professor of Neuropsychology in Neurology at the Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research in Aging and Alzheimer's disease at Columbia University.
Selected Recent Publications
Sunderaraman P, Zahodne LB, Manly JJ. (2016). A commentary on 'generally representative is representative of none: pitfalls of IQ test standardization in multicultural settings' by A.B. Shuttleworth-Edwards. Clin Neuropsychol. 2016 Oct;30(7):999-1005. doi: 10.1080/13854046.2016.1211321. PMCID: PMC5141512.
Tosto G, Bird TD, Bennett DA, Boeve BF, Brickman AM, Cruchaga C, Faber K, Foroud TM, Farlow M, Goate AM, Graff-Radford NR, Lantigua R, Manly J, Ottman R, Rosenberg R, Schaid DJ, Schupf N, Stern Y, Sweet RA, Mayeux R; National Institute on Aging Late-Onset Alzheimer Disease/National Cell Repository for Alzheimer Disease (NIA-LOAD/NCRAD) Family Study Group. (2016). The Role of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Stroke in Familial Alzheimer Disease. JAMA Neurol. 2016 Oct 1;73(10):1231-1237. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2016.2539.
Lara E, Haro JM, Tang MX, Manly J, Stern Y. (2016). Exploring the excess mortality due to depressive symptoms in a community-based sample: The role of Alzheimer's Disease. J Affect Disord. 2016 Sep 15;202:163-70. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.057.
Zahodne LB, Manly JJ, Azar M, Brickman AM, Glymour MM. (2016). Racial Disparities in Cognitive Performance in Mid- and Late Adulthood: Analyses of Two Cohort Studies. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2016 May;64(5):959-64. doi: 10.1111/jgs.14113. PMCID: PMC4883591. 
Gu Y, Vorburger RS, Gazes Y, Habeck CG, Stern Y, Luchsinger JA, Manly JJ, Schupf N, Mayeux R, Brickman AM. (2016). White matter integrity as a mediator in the relationship between dietary nutrients and cognition in the elderly. Ann Neurol. 2016 Jun;79(6):1014-25. doi: 10.1002/ana.24674. PMCID: PMC4884180.