Past Crew Member: Logan Dumitrescu, PhD, MS

Previous Positions

Crawford Graduate Student (2006-2011)

Crawford Post-Doctoral Fellow (2011-2013)

Regulatory Writer at Synchrogenix (2013-2016)

Neuroimaging Genetics Staff Scientist, Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2016-2018)

Current Position

Research Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt Memory & Alzheimer's Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2018-present)

Recent Publications

  1. Eissman, JM, Dumitrescu, L, Mahoney, ER, Smith, AN, Mukherjee, S, Lee, ML, Scollard, P, Choi, SE, Bush, WS, Engelman, CD et al.. Sex differences in the genetic architecture of cognitive resilience to Alzheimer's disease. Brain 2022; : . PubMed PMID:35552371 .
  2. Seto, M, Mahoney, ER, Dumitrescu, L, Ramanan, VK, Engelman, CD, Deming, Y, Albert, M, Johnson, SC, Zetterberg, H, Blennow, K et al.. Exploring common genetic contributors to neuroprotection from amyloid pathology. Brain Commun 2022; 4 (2): fcac066. PubMed PMID:35425899 PubMed Central PMC9006043.
  3. Khan, MJ, Chung, NA, Hansen, S, Dumitrescu, L, Hohman, TJ, Kamboh, MI, Lopez, OL, Robinson, RAS. Targeted Lipidomics To Measure Phospholipids and Sphingomyelins in Plasma: A Pilot Study To Understand the Impact of Race/Ethnicity in Alzheimer's Disease. Anal Chem 2022; 94 (10): 4165-4174. PubMed PMID:35235294 PubMed Central PMC9126486.
  4. Mahoney, E, Janve, V, Hohman, TJ, Dumitrescu, L. Evaluation of Sex-Aware PrediXcan Models for Predicting Gene Expression. Pac Symp Biocomput ; 27 : 361-372. PubMed PMID:34890163 PubMed Central PMC8924937.
  5. Seto, M, Weiner, RL, Dumitrescu, L, Hohman, TJ. Protective genes and pathways in Alzheimer's disease: moving towards precision interventions. Mol Neurodegener 2021; 16 (1): 29. PubMed PMID:33926499 PubMed Central PMC8086309.
  6. Dumitrescu, L, Hohman, TJ. Reply: rs34331204 regulates TSPAN13 expression and contributes to Alzheimer's disease with sex differences. Brain 2020; 143 (11): e96. PubMed PMID:33175951 .
  7. Dunn, AR, Hadad, N, Neuner, SM, Zhang, JG, Philip, VM, Dumitrescu, L, Hohman, TJ, Herskowitz, JH, O'Connell, KMS, Kaczorowski, CC et al.. Identifying Mechanisms of Normal Cognitive Aging Using a Novel Mouse Genetic Reference Panel. Front Cell Dev Biol 2020; 8 : 562662. PubMed PMID:33042997 PubMed Central PMC7517308.
  8. Ouellette, AR, Neuner, SM, Dumitrescu, L, Anderson, LC, Gatti, DM, Mahoney, ER, Bubier, JA, Churchill, G, Peters, L, Huentelman, MJ et al.. Cross-Species Analyses Identify Dlgap2 as a Regulator of Age-Related Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer's Dementia. Cell Rep 2020; 32 (9): 108091. PubMed PMID:32877673 PubMed Central PMC7502175.
  9. Dumitrescu, L, Mahoney, ER, Mukherjee, S, Lee, ML, Bush, WS, Engelman, CD, Lu, Q, Fardo, DW, Trittschuh, EH, Mez, J et al.. Genetic variants and functional pathways associated with resilience to Alzheimer's disease. Brain 2020; 143 (8): 2561-2575. PubMed PMID:32844198 PubMed Central PMC7447518.
  10. Armstrong, NM, Dumitrescu, L, Huang, CW, An, Y, Tanaka, T, Hernandez, D, Doshi, J, Erus, G, Davatzikos, C, Ferrucci, L et al.. Association of hippocampal volume polygenic predictor score with baseline and change in brain volumes and cognition among cognitively healthy older adults. Neurobiol Aging 2020; 94 : 81-88. PubMed PMID:32593031 PubMed Central PMC8893954.
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