Publications

CERAD materials have been translated into about 20 different languages, and used for multiple purposes. As of July 2017, over 400 publications are listed in PubMed. An ongoing, complementary, bibliography of CERAD norms is available on request.

Listed here are the basic publications that users may wish to reference when using CERAD materials.

For additional information, contact: Gerda.Fillenbaum@duke.edu

CERAD construction and general information

Morris JC, Heyman A, Mohs RC, Hughes JP, van Belle G, Fillenbaum G, Mellits ED, Clark C, and the CERAD investigators. The Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD). Part 1.  Clinical and Neuropsychological Assessment of Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurology 1989;39:1159-1165.

Fillenbaum GG, Beekly D, Edland SD, et al. Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD): Development, data base structure, and selected findings. Top Health Inform Management 1997;18:47-58.

Heyman A, Fillenbaum G, Nash F, eds. Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease: The CERAD experience. Neurology 1997;49 (suppl 3, whole issue).

Fillenbaum GG, van Belle G, Morris JC,  Mohs RC, Mirra SS, Davis PC, Tariot PN, Silverman JM, Clark CM, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Heyman A. CERAD (Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease): The first 20 years. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 2008; 4(2):96-109. PMCID: PMC2808763

Neuropsychology

Welsh K, Butters N, Hughes JP, et al. Detection and staging of dementia in Alzheimer’s disease – use of the neuropsychological measures developed for CERAD. Arch Neurol 1992;49:448-452.

Welsh K, Butters N, Mohs RC, et al. CERAD Part V: a normative study of the neuropsychological battery. Neurology 1994;44:609-614.

Fillenbaum GG, Unverzagt FW, Ganguli M, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Heyman A. The CERAD neuropsychological battery: performance of representative community and tertiary care samples of African American and European American elderly. In Ferraro FR (ed.) Minority and cross cultural aspects of neuropsychological assessment. Swets and Zeitlinger, Lisse, NL, 2002.

Neuroimaging

Davis PC, Gray L, Albert M, et al. CERAD Part III: reliability of a standardized MRI evaluation of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurology 1992;42:1676-1680.

Neuropathology

Mirra SS, Heyman A, McKeel DW, et al. CERAD Part II. Standardization of the neuropathological assessment of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurology 1991;41:479-486.

Gearing M, Mirra SS, Hedreen J, et al. CERAD Part X. Neuropathology confirmation of the clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Neurology 1995;45:461-466.

Family History

Silverman J, Raiford K, Edland S, et al. CERAD Part VI: family history assessment: a multi-center study of relatives of AD probands and non-demented spouse controls. Neurology 1994;44:1253-1259.

Behavior Rating Scale for Dementia

Tariot PN, Mack JL, Patterson MB, et al. The CERAD Behavior Rating Scale for Dementia. Am J Psychiatry 1995;152:1349-1357.

Patterson MB, Mack JL, Mackell JA, et al. A longitudinal study of behavioral pathology across five levels of dementia severity in Alzheimer’s disease: the CERAD Behavior Rating Scale for Dementia. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disorder 1997;11:S40-S44.

Foreign Languages (examples)

Bertolucci PH, Okamoto IH, Brucki SM, Siviero MO, Toniolo Neto J, Ramos LR. Applicability of the CERAD neuropsychological battery to Brazilian elderly. Arq Neuropsiquiatr 2001;Sep;59(3-A):532-536.

Kavé G. Phonemic fluency, semantic fluency, and difference scores: Normative data for adult Hebrew speakers. J Clin Exp Neuropsychology 2005;27:690–699. DOI: 10.1080/13803390490918499

Lucca U, Tettamanti M, Quadri P.  The Italian version of Consortium to Establish a Registry of Alzheimer’s Disease (CERAD). Alzheimer’s & Dementia 2008;4(4):310.

Lee JH, Lee KU, Lee DY, et al. Development of the Korean version of the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s disease. J Gerontol Series B-Psychol Sci Soc Sci 2002;57B(1):P47-53.

Youn JC, Lee DY, Lee JH, Kim KW, Jhoo JH, Choo IH, Paek YS, Jeon YH, Seo KW, Woo JI. Development of a Korean version of the Behavior Rating Scale for Dementia (BRSD-K). Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2008;23:677–684.

Berres M, Monsch AU, Bernasconi F, et al. Normal ranges of neuropsychological tests for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Studies In Health Technology and Informatics 2000;77:195-199. (German)

Epidemiology

Consult: Fillenbaum GG, van Belle G, Morris JC,  Mohs RC, Mirra SS, Davis PC, Tariot PN, Silverman JM, Clark CM, Welsh-Bohmer KA, Heyman A. CERAD (Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer’s Disease): The first 20 years. Alzheimer’s & Dementia 2008; 4(2):96-109. PMCID: PMC2808763