Chef de service de gériatrie. INCMNSZ – Mexique
Chercheur
PH

M.D.

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City

Internal Medicine

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City

Geriatrics

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City

M.SC.

Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada

Ph.D.

Université de Bordeaux 2 Victor Segalen, Bordeaux, France

Dr. Avila-Funes (MD, PhD) is an undergraduate and graduate professor of geriatrics and his main line of research is frailty and cognitive decline. He is a researcher associate of the ACTIVE team (U1219) of the INSERM (France).

He is a member of the national system of researchers and of the National Academy of Medicine of Mexico as well as the Latin American Academy of Medicine for the Older Adults.

He is currently the leader of the geriatric service at the National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition Salvador Zubirán in Mexico City.

2017

 

  • Zamora-Macorra M, Amorin de Castro EF, Ávila-Funes JA, Manrique-Espinoza BS, López-Ridaura R, Sosa-Ortiz AL, Shields PL, Samano-Martin del Campo D. The association between social support and cognitive function in Mexican adults aged 50 and older. Arch Gerontol Ger2017;68:113-118. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.archger.2016.10.005.

 

  • García-Lara JM, Navarrete-reyes AP, Medina-Méndez R, Aguilar-Navarro SG, Ávila-Funes JA. Successful Aging, a new Challenger for developing countries: the Coyoacán Cohort. J Nutr Health Aging2017;21:215-219. doi: 10.1007/s12603-016-0728-8.

 

  • Moreno-Cervantes CA, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Aguilar-Navarro SG, Alvarado-Ávila PE, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez L, Juárez-Arellano S, Ávila-Funes JA. Factors associated with mixed dementia vs Alzheimer disease in elderly Mexican adults. Neurologia2017;32:309-315.doi: 10.1016/j.nrl.2015.12.006.

 

  • Navarrete-Reyes AP, Medina-Rimoldi CT, Ávila-Funes JA. Correlates of subjetive transportation deficiency among older adults attending outpatient in a tertiaty care hospital in Mexico City.Geriatr Gerontol Int2017;17:1893-1898. doi: 10.1111/ggi.12987.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Ávila-Funes JA, Juárez-Cedillo T, Bernal-López C, Hernández-Favela CG. Clinical and demographic predictors of conversión to dementia in Mexican eldelry with mild cognitive impairment. Rev Invest Clin2017;69:33-39.

 

  • Ávila-Funes JA, Pelletier A, Meillon C, Catheline G, Periot O, Treviño-Frenk I, Gonzalez-Colaço M, Dartigues JF, Pérès K, Allard M, Dilharreguy B, Amieva H. Vascular cerebral damage in frail older adults: The AMImage study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;72:971-977. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glw347.

 

  • Zamudio A, Belaunzarán PF, Ávila-Funes JA. Determinants of incident frailty among adults aged 50 or older with human immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS). J Frailty Aging2017;6(Suppl 1):175-176. Abstract.

 

  • Ávila-Funes JA, Pelletier A, Meillon C, Catheline G, Treviño-Frenk I, Dartigues JF, Pérès K, Amieva H. Vascular cerebral damage in frail older adults: The AMImage study. J Frailty Aging2017;6(Suppl 1):156. Abstract.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimneza-Alvarado AJ, Palacios-García A, Samudio-Cruz A, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez L, Ávila-Funes JA. Validity and reliability of the Spanish versiono f the Montreal cognitive assessment (MoCA) for the detection of cognitive impairmnet in Mexico. Rev Colombiana de Psiquiatría 2017; Jan 23. doi: 1016/j.rcp.2017.05.003

 

  • Tabue-Teguo M, Grasset L, Ávila-FunesJA, Genuer R, Proust-Lima C, Péres K, Féart C, Amieva H, Harmand MGC, Helmer C, Salles N, Rainfray M, Dartigues JF. Prevalence and co-ocurrence of geriatric síndromes in people aged 75 years and older in France: results from the Bordeaux Three-city study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;73:109-116. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glx068.

 

  • Manrique-Espinoza B, Salinas-Rodríguez A, Rosas-Carrasco O, Gutiérrez-Robledo LM, Ávila-Funes Sarcopenia is associated with physical and mental components of health-related quality of life in older adults. J Am Med Dir Assoc.2017;18:636.e1-636.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2017.04.005.

 

  • Bello-Chavolla OY, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Ávila-Funes JA. Geriatric syndromes and not cardiovascular risk factors are associated with cognitive impairment among Mexican community-dwelling elderly with type 2 diabetes. Rev Invest Clin. 2017;69:166-172.

 

  • Tabue-Teguo M, Simo N, Gonzalez-Colaço Harmand M, Cesari M, Ávila-Funes JA, Féart C, Amieva H, Dartigues JF. Frailty in elderly: a brief review. Geriatr Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil. 2017;15:127-137. doi: 10.1684/pnv.2017.0670.

 

  • Soto-Perez-de-Celis E, de Glas NA, Hsu T, Kanesvaran R, Steer C, Navarrete-Reyes AP, Battisti NML, Chavarri-Guerra Y, O’Donovan A, Ávila-FunesJA, Hurria A. Global geriatric oncology: Achievement and challenges. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017;8:374-386. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2017.06.001.

 

  • Gonzalez-Colaço Harmand M, Meillon C, Bergua V, Tabue Teguo M, Dartigues JF, Ávila-FunesJA, Amieva H. Comparing the predictive value of three definitions of frailty: Results from the Three-City study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2017;72:153-163. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.06.005.

 

  • Provencher V, Béland F, Demers L, Desrosiers J, Bier N, Ávila-Funes JA, Galand C, Julien D, Fletcher JD, Trottier L, Hami B. Are frailty components associated with disability in specific activities of daily living in community-dwelling older adults? A multicenter Canadian study. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2017;73:187-194. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2017.07.027.

 

  • Kuate-Tegueu C,Avila-FunesJA, Simo N, Le Goff M, Amiéva H, Dartigues JF, Tabue-Teguo M. Association of gait Speedy, psicomotor Speed, and dementia. J Alzheimers Dis. 2017;60:585-592. doi: 10.3233/JAD-170267.

 

  • Soto-Perez-De-Celis E, Kim H, Rojo-Castillo MP, Sun CL, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Navarrete-Reyes AP, Waisman JR, Avila-FunesJA, Aguayo Á, Hurria A. A pilot study o fan accelerometer-equipped smartphone to monitor older adults with cancer receiving chenotherpy in Mexico. J Geriatr Oncol. 2017 Oct 7. pii: S1879-4068(17)30194-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jgo.2017.09.008.

 

  • Ouvrard C, Meillon C, Dartigues JF, Ávila-Funes JA, Amieva H, Carr D. Do individual and geographical deprivation have the same impacto n the risk of dementia? A 25-year follow-up study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2017 Oct 25. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbx130.

 

  • Delgado-Arce JC, García-Lara JMA, Pérez-Zepeda MU, Ávila-Funes JA. La fragilidad no se asocia con una baja frecuencia de vacunación en adultos mayores. Salud Publica Mex 2017;54:493. doi: https://doi.org/10.21149/8394.

 

  • Zamudio-Rodríguez A, Aguilar-Navarro S, Avila-Funes Cognitive impairment amon older adults living with HIV7AIDS and frailty. Gac Med Mex. 2017;153:598-607. doi: 10.24875/GMM.17002875.

 

  • Piña-Escudero SD, García-Lara JMA, Avila-Funes Frailty us not associated with mistreatment. J Frailty Aging. 2017;6(4):202-205. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2017.29.

 

2018

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Aguilar-Navarro SG, Ramírez-Sandoval JC, Hernández-Contreras FJ, Anaya-Escamilla A, Avila-Funes JA. Encrucijada riñón-cerebro en el deterioro cognitivo vascular. Rev Mex Neuroci.2018;19:68-79.

 

  • Zamudio-Rodríguez A, Belaunzaran-Zamudio PF, Sierra-Madero J, Cuellar-Rodríguez JM, Crabtree-Ramírez B, Alcalá-Zermeno JL, Amieva H, Avila-Funes Association between frailty and HIV-associated neurodegenerative disorders hmong older adults living with HIV. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2018;34(5):449-455. doi: 10.1089/AID.2017.0100.

 

  • Soto-Perez-de-Celis E, Cordoba R, Gironés R, Karnakis T, Paredero I, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Navarrete-Reyes AP,Avila-Funes  Cancer and aging in Ibero-America. Clin Transl Oncol. 2018 Feb 12. doi: 10.1007/s12094-018-1844-1.

 

  • Cacho-Díaz B, Lorenzana-Mendoza NA, Reyes-Soto G, Avila-Funes JA, Navarrete-Reyes AP. Neurologic manifestations of elderly patients with cancer. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2018 Apr 27. doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-0961-6.

 

  • Avila-Funes JA, Zamudio-Rodríguez A, Muñoz-Nevárez LA, Belaunzarán-Zamudio PF, Díaz-Ramos JA, Alcala-Zermeno JL, Ouvrard C, Sierra-Madero J, Amieva H. Correlates of depressive symptoms hmong older adults living with HIV. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Jun. doi: 10.1002/gps.4922.

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado A, Aguilar-Navarro SG, Yeverino-Castro S, Mendoza-Franco C, Ávila-Funes JA, Román GC. Neuroimaging characteristics of small-vessel disease in older adults with normal cognition, mild cognitive impairment, and Alzheimer disease. Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra. 2018;8(2):199-206. doi: 10.1159/000488705.

 

  • Rivera-Almaraz A, Manrique-Espinoza B, Ávila-Funes JA, Chatterji S, Naidoo N, Kowal P, Salinas-Rodríguez A. Disability, quality of life and all-cause mortality in older Mexicans adults: association with multimorbidity and frailty. BMC Geriatr2018;18:236. doi: 10.1186/s12877-018-0928-7.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Samudio-Cruz MA, Hernández-Contreras FJ, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez LA, Ramírez-González F, Avila-Funes JA. Validation of the Clock Drawing Test Scoring Method in older adults with neurocognitive disorder. Salud Mental, 2018;41:179-186. doi:10.17711/SM.0185-3325.2018.026.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Palacios-García AA, Samudio-Cruz A, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez LA, Ávila-Funes JA. Validity and reliability of the Spanish version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) for the detection of cognitive impairment in Mexico. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr 2018;47:237-243. doi: 10.1016/j.rcp.2017.05.003.

2019

 

  • Cacho-Díaz B, Lorenzana-Mendoza NA, Reyes-Soto G, Avila-Funes JA, Navarrete-Reyes AP. Neurologic manifestations of elderly patients with cancer. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2019;31:201-207. doi: 10.1007/s40520-018-0961-6.

 

  • Salinas-Rodríguez A, Manrique-Espinoza B, Heredia-Pi I, Rivera-Almaraz A, Ávila-Funes JA. Healthcare cost of frailty: implications for long-term care. J Am Med Dir Assoc 2019;20:102-103.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2018.09.019.

 

  • Bello-Chavolla OY, Antonio-Villa NE, Vargas-Vázquez A, Ávila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Salinas CA. Pathophysiological mechanisms linking type 2 diabetes and dementia: review of evidence from clinical, translational and epidemiological research. Curr Diabetes Rev 2019;15:456-470. doi: 10.2174/1573399815666190129155654. 

 

  • Verduzco- Verduzco-Aguirre HC, Navarrete-Reyes AP, Chavarri-Guerra Y, Ávila-Funes JA, Soto-Perez-de-Celis E. The effect of a geriatric oncology clinic on treatment decisions in Mexican older adults with cancer. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67:992-997. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15753.

 

  • Ouvrard C, Avila-Funes JA, Dartigues JF, Amieva H, Tabue-Teguo M. The social vulnerability index: assessing replicability in predciting mortality over 27 years. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019;67:1305-1306 1. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15812.

 

  • Ouvrard C, Meillon C, Dartigues JF, Tabue Teguo M, Ávila-Funes JA, Amieva H. Psychosocioeconomic precariousness and frailty: the respective contribution in predicting mortality. J Frailty Aging. 2019;8:42-47. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2018.36.

 

  • Gomez-Moreno C, Verduzco-Aguirre H, Contreras-Garduño S, Perez-de-Acha A, Alcalde-Castro J, Chavarri-Guerra Y, García-Lara JMA, Navarrete-Reyes AP, Ávila-Funes JA, Soto-Perez-de-Celis E. Perceptions of aging and ageism among Mexican physicians-in-training. Clin Transl Oncol. 2019;21:1730-1735. doi: 10.1007/s12094-019-02107-w.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Corona-Sevilla I, Jiménez-Castillo GA, Juárez-Cedillo T, Ávila-Funes JA, Román GC. Cerebral vascular reactivity in frail older adults with vascular cognitive impairment. Brain Sci. 2019;9(9). pii: E214. doi: 10.3390/brainsci9090214.

 

  • Hernández-Ruiz V, García-Lara JMA, Zamudio-Rodríguez A, García-Juárez I, Avila-Funes JA. Liver transplantation in Mexican older adults: a comparative single-center study. Rev Gastroenterol Mex. 2019;84:455-460. pii: S0375-0906(19)30121-1. doi: 10.1016/j.rgmx.2018.09.003.

 

  • González-Bautista E, Manrique-Espinoza B, Ávila-Funes JA, Naidoo N, Kowal P, Chatterji S, Salinas-Rodríguez A. Social determinants of health and frailty are associated with all-cause mortality in older adults. Salud Publica Mex. 2019;61:582-590. doi: 10.21149/10062.

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Jiménez-Castillo GA, Bracho-Vela LA, Yeverino-Castro SG, Ávila-Funes JA. Association of vitamin D with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s dementia in older Mexican adults. Rev Invest Clin. 2019;71:381-386. doi: 10.24875/RIC.19003079.

 

  • Cataneo-Piña D.J., Ávila-Funes J.A. La utilidad de una escala de autorreporte de movilidad para identificar alteraciones en el desempeño físico en personas mayores. Revista ACGG. 2019; 33 (1):5-14.

 

2020

 

  • Ruiz VH, Edjolo A, Roubaud-Baudron C, Jaulhac B, Avila-Funes JA, Dartigues JF, Amieva H, Pérès K. Association of Seropositivity to Borrelia burgdorferi With the Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disorders and Functional Decline in Older Adults: The Aging Multidisciplinary Investigation Study. JAMA Neurol. 2020 Feb 1;77(2):210-214. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.3292. PMID: 31560067; PMCID: PMC6777246.

 

  • Navarrete-Reyes AP, Avila-Funes JA. Staying in a burning house: perks and perils of a hotline in the times of COVID-19. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020;68:E10-E11. doi: 10.1111/jgs.16479.

 

  • Ouvrard C, Meillon C, Dartigues JF, Avila-Funes JA, Amieva H. Do Individual and Geographical Deprivation Have the Same Impact on the Risk of Dementia? A 25-Year Follow-up Study. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2020;75(1):218-27. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbx130.

 

  • Zamudio-Rodriguez A, Letenneur L, Feart C, Avila-Funes JA, Amieva H, Pérès K. The disability process: is there a place for frailty? Age and Ageing. 2020 May 4:afaa031. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afaa031

 

  • Gómez-Moreno C, Hernández-Ruiz V, Hernández-Gilsoul T, Avila-Funes JA. Clinical decision making in older adults with COVID-19 in developed countries: looking beyond chronological age. Rev Invest Clin. 2020;72:127-134.

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Avila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Navarro SG. Olfactory disorders in SARS-CoV-2 infection: considerations in aging. Rev Invest Clin. 2020;72:135-137.

 

  • Salinas-Rodríguez A, Manrique-Espinoza B, Rivera-Almaraz A, Avila-Funes JA. Polypharmacy is associated with multiple health-related outcomes in Mexican community-dwelling older adults. Salud Publica Mex. 2020;62:246-254. doi: 10.21149/10903.

 

  • Borda MG, Pérez-Zepeda MU, Samper-Ternent R, Gómez RC, Avila-Funes JA, Cano-Gutierrez CA. The Influence of Lifestyle Behaviors on the Incidence of Frailty. J Frailty Aging. 2020;9(3):144-149. doi:10.14283/jfa.2019.37.

 

  • Bello-Chavolla OY, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Avila-Funes JA. The type 2 diabetes-specific dementia risk score (DSDRS) is associated with frailty, cognitive and functional status amongst Mexican community-dwelling older adults. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Sep 22;20(1):363. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01776-5.

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Jiménez-Castillo GA, Yeverino-Castro SG, Barragán-Berlanga AJ, Pérez-Zepeda MU, Ávila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Navarro SG. Effect of poor glycemic control in cognitive performance in the elderly with type 2 diabetes mellitus: The Mexican Health and Aging Study. BMC Geriatr. 2020 Oct 23;20(1):424. doi: 10.1186/s12877-020-01827-x. PMID: 33096995; PMCID: PMC7585218.

 

2021

 

  • Aguilar-Navarro SG, Gonzalez-Aparicio II, Avila-Funes JA, Juárez-Cedillo T, Tusié-Luna T, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ. Association between ApoE ε4 Carrier Status and Cardiovascular Risk Factors on Mild Cognitive Impairment among Mexican Older Adults. Brain Sci. 2021 Jan 7;11(1):E68. doi: 10.3390/brainsci11010068. PMID: 33430178.

 

  • Piña-Escudero SD, Chodos A, Weinstein CA, Allen IE, Ávila-Funes JA, Ritchie C. Subjective cognitive decline and elder mistreatment in Mexican community-dwelling older adults. Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2021 Jan-Feb;92:104242. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2020.104242. Epub 2020 Sep 2. PMID: 33010789.

 

  • Amieva H, Avila-Funes JA, Caillot-Ranjeva S, Dartigues JF, Koleck M, Letenneur L, Pech M, Pérès K, Raoux N, Rascle N, Ouvrard C, Tabue-Teguo M, Villeneuve R, Bergua V. Older People Facing the Crisis of COVID-19: Between Fragility and Resilience. J Frailty Aging. 2021;10(2):184-186. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2020.60. PMID: 33575710; PMCID: PMC7680077.

 

  • Rabaneda-Bueno R, Torres-Carrillo N, Ávila-Funes JA, Gutiérrez-Robledo LM, Pérez-Suárez TG, Acosta JL, Torres-Castro S, Fletes-Rayas AL, Gutierrez-Hurtado I, Sandoval-Pinto E, Cremades R, Torres-Carrillo NM. PTPN22 gene functional polymorphism (rs2476601) in older adults with frailty syndrome. Mol Biol Rep. 2021 Feb 21. doi: 10.1007/s11033-021-06212-4. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33611779.

 

  • Parra MA, Baez S, Sedeño L, Gonzalez Campo C, Santamaría-García H, Aprahamian I, Bertolucci PH, Bustin J, Camargos Bicalho MA, Cano-Gutierrez C, Caramelli P, Chaves MLF, Cogram P, Beber BC, Court FA, de Souza LC, Custodio N, Damian A, de la Cruz M, Diehl Rodriguez R, Brucki SMD, Fajersztajn L, Farías GA, De Felice FG, Ferrari R, de Oliveira FF, Ferreira ST, Ferretti C, Figueredo Balthazar ML, Ferreira Frota NA, Fuentes P, García AM, Garcia PJ, de Gobbi Porto FH, Duque Peñailillo L, Engler HW, Maier I, Mata IF, Gonzalez-Billault C, Lopez OL, Morelli L, Nitrini R, Quiroz YT, Guerrero Barragan A, Huepe D, Pio FJ, Suemoto CK, Kochhann R, Kochen S, Kumfor F, Lanata S, Miller B, Mansur LL, Hosogi ML, Lillo P, Llibre Guerra J, Lira D, Lopera F, Comas A, Avila-Funes JA, Sosa AL, Ramos C, Resende EPF, Snyder HM, Tarnanas I, Yokoyama J, Llibre J, Cardona JF, Possin K, Kosik KS, Montesinos R, Moguilner S, Solis PCL, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, Ramirez JM, Matallana D, Mbakile-Mahlanza L, Marques Ton AM, Tavares RM, Miotto EC, Muniz-Terrera G, Muñoz-Nevárez LA, Orozco D, Okada de Oliveira M, Piguet O, Pintado Caipa M, Piña Escudero SD, Schilling LP, Rodrigues Palmeira AL, Yassuda MS, Santacruz-Escudero JM, Serafim RB, Smid J, Slachevsky A, Serrano C, Soto-Añari M, Takada LT, Grinberg LT, Teixeira AL, Barbosa MT, Trépel D, Ibanez A. Dementia in Latin America: Paving the way toward a regional action plan. Alzheimers Dement. 2021 Feb;17(2):295-313. doi: 10.1002/alz.12202. Epub 2020 Nov 20. PMID: 33634602.

 

  • Ibanez A, Yokoyama JS, Possin KL, Matallana D, Lopera F, Nitrini R, Takada LT, Custodio N, Sosa Ortiz AL, Avila-Funes JA, Behrens MI, Slachevsky A, Myers RM, Cochran JN, Brusco LI, Bruno MA, Brucki SMD, Pina-Escudero SD, Okada de Oliveira M, Donnelly Kehoe P, Garcia AM, Cardona JF, Santamaria-Garcia H, Moguilner S, Duran-Aniotz C, Tagliazucchi E, Maito M, Longoria Ibarrola EM, Pintado-Caipa M, Godoy ME, Bakman V, Javandel S, Kosik KS, Valcour V, Miller BL. The Multi-Partner Consortium to Expand Dementia Research in Latin America (ReDLat): Driving Multicentric Research and Implementation Science. Front Neurol. 2021 Mar 11;12:631722. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2021.631722. PMID: 33776890; PMCID: PMC7992978.

 

  • Sánchez-Garrido N, Aguilar-Navarro SG, Ávila-Funes JA, Theou O, Andrew M, Pérez-Zepeda MU. The Social Vulnerability Index, Mortality and Disability in Mexican Middle-Aged and Older Adults. Geriatrics (Basel). 2021 Mar 8;6(1):24. doi: 10.3390/geriatrics6010024. PMID: 33800197; PMCID: PMC8006046.

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Bombón-Albán P, Duarte-Flores JO, Gutiérrez-Gutiérrez L, Ávila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Navarro SG. Five-Word Test, Screening of Mixed Dementia in Older Adults. Validation Study. Rev Colomb Psiquiatr. 2021 Jul 2:S0034-7450(21)00085-8. English, Spanish. doi: 10.1016/j.rcp.2021.04.009. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34226035.

 

  • Yeverino-Castro SG, Mejía-Arango S, Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Cantú-Brito C, Avila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Navarro SG. Prevalence and incidence of possible vascular dementia among Mexican older adults: Analysis of the Mexican Health and Aging Study. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 8;16(7):e0253856. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253856. PMID: 34237081.

 

  • Negrete-Najar JP, Juárez-Carrillo Y, Gómez-Camacho J, Mejía-Domínguez NR, Soto-Perez-de-Celis E, Avila-Funes JA, Navarrete-Reyes AP. Factors Associated with Nonattendance to a Geriatric Clinic among Mexican Older Adults. Gerontology. 2021 Aug 18:1-9. doi: 10.1159/000517919. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34407540

 

  • Hernández-Favela CG, Hernández-Ruiz VA, Bello-Chavolla OY, Crabtree-Ramírez B, Sierra-Madero J, Amieva H, Erlandson KM, Avila-Funes JA. Higher Veterans Aging Cohort Study (VACS) 2.0 Index Scores Predicts Functional Decline among Older Adults Living with HIV. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2021 Aug 31. doi: 10.1089/AID.2020.0295. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34465139.

 

  • Hernández-Ruiz V, Meillon C, Avila-Funes JA, Bergua V, Dartigues JF, Koleck M, Letenneur L, Ouvrard C, Pérès K, Rascle N, Tabue-Teguo M, Amieva H. Older Adults and the COVID-19 Pandemic, What About the Oldest Old? The PACOVID Population-Based Survey. Front Psychiatry. 2021 Aug 20;12:711583. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2021.711583. PMID: 34489761; PMCID: PMC8417796.

 

  • Ambrosio-Palma A, Avila-Funes JA, Mimenza-Alvarado A, Serralde-Zúñiga AE, Zavala-Solares M, Aguilar-Navarro S. Prevalence and Biological Correlates of Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Outpatients of a Geriatric Evaluation Clinic: A Brief Report. Gerontology. 2021 Sep 7:1-4. doi: 10.1159/000518559. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34515126.

 

  • Seppala LJ, Kamkar N, Ryg J, Masud T, Daams J, Montero-Odasso MM, Hartikainen S, Petrovic M, van der Velde N; Task Force on Global Guidelines for Falls in Older Adults. Protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis assessing the effectiveness of deprescribing in falls prevention in older people. BMJ Open. 2021 Nov 3;11(11):e047190. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-047190. PMID: 34732476.

 

  • Montero-Odasso MM, Kamkar N, Pieruccini-Faria F, Osman A, Sarquis-Adamson Y, Close J, Hogan DB, Hunter SW, Kenny RA, Lipsitz LA, Lord SR, Madden KM, Petrovic M, Ryg J, Speechley M, Sultana M, Tan MP, van der Velde N, Verghese J, Masud T; Task Force on Global Guidelines for Falls in Older Adults. Evaluation of Clinical Practice Guidelines on Fall Prevention and Management for Older Adults: A Systematic Review. JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Dec 1;4(12):e2138911. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.38911. PMID: 34910151.

 

  • Hernandez-Ruiz V, Ávila-Funes JA, Letenneur L, Amieva H. Cognition in infection diseases: why should we worry. Rev Neuropsychol. 2021;13:291-297. doi:10.1684/nrp.2021.0691.

 

2022

 

  • Dartigues JF, Le Bourdonnec K, Tabue-Teguo M, Le Goff M, Helmer C, Avila-Funes JA, Coureau G, Feart C, Pérès K, Genuer R, Letenneur L, Amieva H, Proust-Lima C. Co-Occurrence of Geriatric Syndromes and Diseases in the General Population: Assessment of the Dimensions of Aging. J Nutr Health Aging. 2022;26(1):37-45. doi: 10.1007/s12603-021-1722-3. PMID: 35067701.

 

  • Zamudio-Rodríguez A, Avila-Funes JA, Tabue-Teguo M, Dartigues JF, Amieva H, Pérès K. Towards an approach of disability along a continuum from robustness, pre-frailty, frailty to disability. Age Ageing. 2022 Mar 1;51(3):afac025. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afac025. PMID: 35231091.

 

  • Mimenza-Alvarado AJ, Suing-Ortega MJ, Tusie-Luna T, Juárez-Cedillo T, Ávila-Funes JA, Aguilar-Navarro SG. Association between APOe-ε4 carrier status and qualitative neuroimaging characteristics in older adults with mild cognitive impairment. Rev Invest Clin. 2022;74(2):113-120. doi: 10.24875/RIC.21000550. PMID: 35354197.

 

MD, PhD 

Head of the Geriatrics department 

Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán

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