Published Online: September 30, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.3961.
Study concept and design: Wilson, Trojanowski, Bennett, Schneider.
Acquisition of data: Wilson, Chen, Bennett, Schneider.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Wilson, Yu, Trojanowski, Boyle, Bennett, Schneider.
Drafting of the manuscript: Trojanowski, Schneider.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Yu, Trojanowski.
Obtained funding: Wilson, Bennett, Schneider.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Wilson, Trojanowski, Chen, Boyle, Bennett, Schneider.
Study supervision: Wilson, Trojanowski, Bennett, Schneider.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This research was supported by National Institute on Aging grants R01AG42210, P30AG10161, R01AG15819, R01AG10124, and R01AG32953, as well as by the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Role of the Sponsor: The funding organizations had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; and preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We thank the many Catholic clergy members who have participated in the Religious Orders Study; Karen Skish, MS, for overall coordination of pathologic data collection; Srabani Mondal, MS, for immunohistochemical staining; Virginia Kriho, MS, for TDP-43 data collection; Traci Colvin, MPH, for coordinating the clinical study; Woojeong Bang, MS, for statistical programming; and John Gibbons, MS, and Greg Klein, MS, for data management.