Yian Gu, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Research Scientist

The Taub Institute
630 West 168th Street, P&S Box 16
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-305-6684
Fax: 212-342-1838
E-mail: yg2121@columbia.edu

Ongoing Research:


Representative Publications:
Gu Y, Scarmeas N. Dietary patterns in Alzheimer's disease and cognitive aging. Current Alzheimer Research. 2011 Aug 1;8(5):510-9.


Gu Y, Nieves JW, Luchsinger JA, Scarmeas N. Dietary inflammation factor rating system and risk of Alzheimer disease in elders. Alzheimer Disease & Associated Disorders. 2011 Apr-Jun;25(2):149-54.


Gu Y, Luchsinger JA, Stern Y, Scarmeas N.  Mediterranean Diet, Inflammatory and Metabolic Biomarkers and Risk of Alzheimer Disease, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 2010(doi: 10.3233/JAD-2010-100897).


Scarmeas N, Luchsinger JA, Stern Y, Gu Y, He J, DeCarli C, Brown T, Brickman AM. Mediterranean diet and magnetic resonance imaging-assessed cerebrovascular disease. Ann Neurol. 2011 Feb;69(2):257-68.


Nieves JW, Gu Y, Vasquez E, Luchsinger JA, Stern Y, Scarmeas N. A Dietary Pattern That Predicts Physical Performance in an Elderly Population, Nutritional Influences on Bone Health, Springer 2010, Chapter 21, ISBN: 978-1-84882-977-0.


Scarmeas N, Luchsinger JA, Brickman, AM, Cosentino S, Schupf N, Ming XT, Gu Y, Stern Y. Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s disease course, American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2010(doi: 10.1097/JGP.0b013e3181eb00a9).


Gu Y, Nieves JW, Stern Y, Luchsinger JA, Scarmeas N. Food Combination and Alzheimer's disease (AD): A Protective Diet. Archives of Neurology, 2010; 67(6):699-706.