Accepted for Publication: October 5, 2012.
Published Online: February 18, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.1321
Author Contributions:Study concept and design: Provenzano and Brickman. Analysis and interpretation of data: Provenzano, Muraskin, Tosto, Narkhede, Wasserman, Griffith, Guzman, Meier, Zimmerman, and Brickman. Drafting of the manuscript: Provenzano, Narkhede, and Brickman. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Muraskin, Tosto, Wasserman, Griffith, Guzman, Meier, Zimmerman, and Brickman. Statistical analysis: Tosto and Brickman. Administrative, technical, and material support: Provenzano.
Group Members: A list of the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative Investigators appears at http://adni.loni.ucla.edu/wp-content/uploads/how_to_apply/ADNI_Authorship_List.pdf.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: Data collection and sharing for this project was funded by the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) (National Institutes of Health grant U01 AG024904). The ADNI is funded by the National Institute on Aging and the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, as well as through contributions from the following: Abbott Laboratories; the Alzheimer's Association; Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation; Amorfix Life Sciences Ltd; AstraZeneca; Bayer HealthCare; BioClinica Inc; Biogen Idec Inc; Bristol-Myers Squibb Co; Eisai Inc; Elan Pharmaceuticals Inc; Eli Lilly and Company; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd and its affiliated company Genentech Inc; GE Healthcare; Innogenetics NV; IXICO Ltd; Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Research & Development LLC; Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development LLC; Medpace Inc; Merck & Co Inc; Meso Scale Diagnostics LLC; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Pfizer Inc; Servier; Synarc Inc; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research provides funds to support ADNI clinical sites in Canada. Private sector contributions are facilitated by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (www.fnih.org). The grantee organization is the Northern California Institute for Research and Education, and the study is coordinated by the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study at the University of California, San Diego. Data in the ADNI are disseminated by the Laboratory for Neuro Imaging at the University of California, Los Angeles. This research was also supported by grants P30 AG010129 and K01 AG030514 from the National Institutes of Health. Additional support was provided by grants AG029949 and AG034189 from the National Institutes of Health, and the Alzheimer's Association.
Additional Information: Data used in preparation of this article were obtained from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) database http://adni.loni.ucla.edu. As such, the investigators within the ADNI contributed to the design and implementation of ADNI and/or provided data but did not participate in the analysis or writing of this article.