Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease genetic risk in the blood are evident in a multiomic analysis in healthy adults aged 18 to 90Scientific Reports.  12. 2022
2020 Exceptionally low likelihood of Alzheimer’s dementia in APOE2 homozygotes from a 5,000-person neuropathological studyNature Communications.  11. 2020
2019 Author Correction: Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing (Nature Genetics, (2019), 51, 3, (414-430), 10.1038/s41588-019-0358-2)Nature Genetics.  51:1423-1424. 2019
2019 Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer’s disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processingNature Genetics.  51:414-430. 2019
2018 Sex-specific genetic predictors of Alzheimer’s disease biomarkersActa Neuropathologica.  136:857-872. 2018
2018 Sex-specific association of apolipoprotein e with cerebrospinal fluid levels of tauJAMA Neurology.  75:989-998. 2018
2018 Genetically elevated high-density lipoprotein cholesterol through the cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene does not associate with risk of Alzheimer's disease 2018
2017 Rare coding variants in PLCG2, ABI3, and TREM2 implicate microglial-mediated innate immunity in Alzheimer's diseaseNature Genetics.  49:1373-1384. 2017
2017 Transethnic genome-wide scan identifies novel Alzheimer's disease lociAlzheimer's and Dementia.  13:727-738. 2017
2017 Late-onset cerebral toxoplasmosis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantationCase Reports and Clinical Practice Review.  18:246-250. 2017
2016 Assessment of the genetic variance of late-onset Alzheimer's diseaseNeurobiology of Aging.  41:200.e13-200.e20. 2016
2016 Alzheimer's disease risk polymorphisms regulate gene expression in the ZCWPW1 and the CELF1 lociPLoS One.  11. 2016
2016 A novel Alzheimer disease locus located near the gene encoding tau proteinMolecular Psychiatry.  21:108-117. 2016
2015 Genetically predicted body mass index and Alzheimer's disease-related phenotypes in three large samples: Mendelian randomization analysesAlzheimer's and Dementia.  11:1439-1451. 2015
2015 Association of long runs of homozygosity with Alzheimer disease among African American individualsJAMA Neurology.  72:1313-1323. 2015
2015 Associations between Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors and Alzheimer Disease: A Mendelian Randomization StudyPLoS Medicine.  12. 2015
2015 Rarity of the alzheimer disease-protective APP A673T variant in the United StatesJAMA Neurology.  72:209-216. 2015
2014 Effects of multiple genetic loci on age at onset in late-onset Alzheimer disease: A genome-wide association studyJAMA Neurology.  71:1394-1404. 2014
2013 ICAD Deficiency in Human Colon Cancer and Predisposition to Colon Tumorigenesis: Linkage to Apoptosis Resistance and Genomic InstabilityPLoS One.  8. 2013
2012 Common genetic variants in the CLDN2 and PRSS1-PRSS2 loci alter risk for alcohol-related and sporadic pancreatitisNature Genetics.  44:1349-1354. 2012
2012 Isolated CNS Whipple disease with normal brain MRI and false-positive CSF 14-3-3 protein: A case report and review of the literatureBrain and Behavior.  2:838-843. 2012
2012 Evidence for a role of the rare p.A152T variant in MAPT in increasing the risk for FTD-spectrum and Alzheimer's diseasesHuman Molecular Genetics.  21:3500-3512. 2012
2011 Common variants at MS4A4/MS4A6E, CD2AP, CD33 and EPHA1 are associated with late-onset Alzheimer's diseaseNature Genetics.  43:436-443. 2011
2009 Rhinocerebral mucormycosis in a 12-year-old girlJAMA Neurology.  66:272-273. 2009
2008 Exudative Hemorrhagic Duodenitis as a Primary Event in a Child With Henoch-Schönlein PurpuraClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  6. 2008
2007 Intrinsic resistance to apoptosis of colon epithelial cells is a potential determining factor in the susceptibility of the A/J mouse strain to dimethylhydrazine-induced colon tumorigenesisMolecular Carcinogenesis.  46:993-1002. 2007
2007 Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 inhibition prevents eosinophil recruitment by modulating Th2 cytokines in a murine model of allergic airway inflammation: a potential specific effect on IL-5 (Journal of Immunology (2006) 177, (6489-6496))Journal of Immunology.  179:5604. 2007
2007 Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase inhibition reduces atherosclerotic plaque size and promotes factors of plaque stability in apolipoprotein E-deficient mice: Effects on macrophage recruitment, nuclear factor-κB nuclear translocation, and foam cell deathCirculation.  115:2442-2450. 2007
2006 Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1 inhibition prevents eosinophil recruitment by modulating Th2 cytokines in a murine model of allergic airway inflammation: A potential specific effect on IL-5Journal of Immunology.  177:6489-6496. 2006
2006 Isolated Rosai-Dorfman disease of the sacrum: Case illustrationJournal of Neurosurgery: Spine.  4:425. 2006
2004 Constitutive activation of the neuregulin-1/erbB signaling pathway promotes the proliferation of a human peripheral neuroepithelioma cell lineJournal of Neuro-Oncology.  66:273-284. 2004
2004 Prognostic Value of 1p, 19q, 9p, 10q, and EGFR-FISH Analyses in Recurrent OligodendrogliomasJournal of Neuropathology and Experimental Neurology.  63:314-322. 2004
2002 Intravascular malignant lymphomatosis diagnosed in both skeletal muscle and nerve biopsiesJournal of Clinical Neuromuscular Disease.  4:78-81. 2002
2002 Atherosclerotic plaque-like lesions in synthetic arteriovenous grafts: Implications for atherogenesisAtherosclerosis.  160:133-139. 2002
2000 The distribution of oxidatively-modified lysine in the human vasculatureAtherosclerosis.  148:255-263. 2000
1999 Smoking and atherosclerosis in youthAtherosclerosis.  144:403-408. 1999

Education And Training

  • LSU Health Sciences Center, Residency
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University System : Baton Rouge 1989
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Biology / Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University System : University of New Orleans 1985
  • Full Name

  • Kenneth Fallon