Johns Hopkins Medicine

Alzheimer's Disease Research Center

Adam Spira, Ph.D.

Associated Investigator


  • Spira AP, Gonzalez CE, Venkatraman VK, Wu MN, Pacheco J, Simonsick EM, Ferrucci L, Resnick SM. Sleep duration and subsequent cortical thinning in cognitively normal older adults. Sleep 2016; 39: 1121-1128.
  • Spira, AP, Kaufmann CN, Kasper JD, Ohayon MM, Rebok GW, Skidmore E, Parisi JM, Reynolds CF 3rd. Association between insomnia symptoms and functional status in U.S. older adults. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2014; 69 Suppl 1: S35-S41.
  • Spira AP, Gamaldo AA, An Y, Wu MN, Simonsick EM, Bilgel M, Zhou Y, Wong DF, Ferrucci L, Resnick SM. Self-reported sleep and beta-amyloid deposition in community-dwelling older adults. JAMA Neurol. 2013; 70: 1537-1543.
  • Kaufmann C, Canham S, Motabai R, Gum AM, Dautovich N, Kohn R, Spira A. Insomnia and health services utilization in middle-aged and older adults: results from the health and retirement study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2013; 68: 1512-1517.
  • Kielb S, Ancoli-Israel S, Rebok G, Spira A. Cognition and obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSAS): current clinical knowledge and the impact of treatment. Neuromolecular Med 2012; 14: 180-193.