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Adam Spira, Ph.D.

Associated Investigator
E-mail: [email protected]


  • Rabinowitz J, An Y, He L, Alfini A, Zipunnikov V, Wu M, Wanigatunga S, Schrack J, Jackson C, Ferucci L, Simonsick E, Resnick S, Spira A. Associations of circadian rest/activity rhythms with cognition in middle-aged and older adults: demographic and genetic interactions. Front Neurosci, 2023; 16: 952204.
  • Alfini AJ, Won J, Weiss LR, Nyhuis CC, Zipunnikov V, Spira AP, Liu-Ambrose T, Shackman AJ, Smith JC Cardiorespiratory fitness as a moderator of sleep-related associations with hippocampal volume and cognition. Brain Sci. 2022; 12:1360. 
  • Tzuang M, Owusu JT, Huang J, Sheehan OC, Rebok GW, Paudel ML, Wickwire EM, Kasper JD, Spira AP. Associations of insomnia symptoms with subsequent health services use among community-dwelling older adults. Sleep. 2021; 44:251
  • Spira AP, An Y, Peng Y, Wu M, Simonsick E, Ferucci L, Resnick S. APOE genotype and nonrespiratory sleep parameters in cognitively normal older adults. Sleep 2017; 40: 8.
  • 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.


Primary Appointment in Mental Health