Maria Ly

Contact

Geriatric Psychiatry Neuroimaging Lab
mjl138@pitt.edu

Education

BA, Johns Hopkins University (2012)

Focus

Improving diagnostic accuracy and treatment outcomes in Alzheimer’s disease

Publications

-Mizuno, A., Ly, M., Aizenstein, H.J. A Homeostatic Breakdown Model of Subjective Cognitive Decline (2018) Brain Sciences. 8(12), 228. 

-Ly, M., Andreescu, C. Advances and Barriers for Clinical Neuroimaging in Late-Life Mood and Anxiety Disorders (2018) Current Psychiatry Reports. 20(1): 7.

- Ly, M., Muppidi, N.R., Karim, H.T., Yu, G.Z., Mizuno, A., Klunk, W., Aizenstein, H.J. for the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative. Incorporation of amyloid status improves upon brain age prediction models, particularly in Alzheimer’s disease (Submitted).

- Ly, M.*, Butters, M.A.*, Karim, H.T., Zmuda, M., Begley, A., Becker, J.T., Reynolds, C.F. III. Late-life depression and increased risk of dementia: a longitudinal cohort study (Submitted). *co-first authors.

-Mizuno, A., Karim, H.T., Rangarajan, A., Ly, M., Cohen, A.D., Lopresti, B.J., Mathis, C.A., Klunk, W.E., Aizenstein, H.J., Snitz, B.E. Cognitive Reserve Effect in the Extended Memory Encoding Network in Subjective Cognitive Decline: A functional MRI and Amyloid-PET Study (Under review).

-Wu, M., Mennin, D., Ly, M., Karim, H.T., Tudorascu, D.L., Aizenstein, H.J. and Andreescu, C. When worry may be good for you: Worry severity and prefrontal functional connectivity in late-life generalized anxiety disorder (Under review).