High altitude and Alzheimer’s disease: is there a connection?

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Dr. Rovshan M Ismailov has been focusing on various population-based studies as well as investigating complex mechanisms of various physiological states in the last 10 years. He is a medical doctor who graduated with Master’s of Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health (concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics) and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh. He has additional research trainings from Brown University and Cancer Care Ontario and he has been the leading research scientist at the Institute of Mathematics. His ebook entitled “New insights into mechanisms of Alzheimer’s disease: A multidisciplinary approach” was among top sellers in Geriatrics. He published his research in such prestigous peer-reviewed journals as “American Heart Journal”, “Annals of Neurology”, “International Journal of Cardiology” etc.



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Ismailov RM. The role of erythropoietin in the "stroke belt" phenomenon. Medical Hypotheses 2012; 79:181-5.

Ismailov RM. Global heart failure rates and erythropoietin. Journal of Medical Hypotheses and Ideas 2012; 6: 70-74.

Ismailov RM. Cognitive decline in the stroke belt and erythropoietin. Annals of Neurology 2013;73:146.(letter)

Ismailov RM. Erythropoietin and Epidemiology of Alzheimer Disease. Alzheimer Disease and Associate Disorders. 2013 Jan 14

Ismailov RM. Global cardiovascular clinical trials and geographic altitude. American Heart Journal American Heart Journal. 2013 Apr;165(4):e13.(letter)

Ismailov RM. Erythropoietin and the 15 cities young stroke study. Int J Stroke. 2013 Aug;8(6):E34.(letter)

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Proportion of Alzheimer disease admissions across states with various (highest and lowest) geographic altitude. NJ indicates New Jersey; SC, South Carolina; MD, Maryland; FL, Florida; CT, Connecticut; OR, Oregon; CA, California; CO, Colorado; AZ, Arizona; UT, Utah.


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