Contributors

Geert Jan Biessels • Department of Neurology, G03.228, Rudolf Magnus Institute ofNeuroscience, University Medical Center, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Augustina M.A. Brands, PhD • Regional Psychiatric Centre/Zuwe Hofpoort Hospital, Woerden, The Netherlands; Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Suzanne Craft, PhD • Veterans Affairs Puget Sound, University of Washington, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Seattle, WA 98108, USA, [email protected]

Susana Ebner, MD • Medicine Department, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, [email protected]

Hermes Jose Florez, MD, MPH, PhD • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine and Epidemiology, Clinical Director Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center (GRECC), University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, Medicine Department, Divisions of Endocrinology and Geriatric Medicine, Miami, FL, USA, [email protected]

Matthew Freeby, MD • Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, [email protected]

Brian M. Frier, BSc (Hons), MD, FRCP (Edin), FRCP (Glas) • Diabetes Department, Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 4SA, UK, [email protected]

Rajiv A. Gandhi, MBChB, MRCP • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust, Diabetes, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK, [email protected]

L. Jaap Kappelle • Department of Neurology, Rudolf Magnus Institute ofNeuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Roy P.C. Kessels • Radboud University Nijmegen, Donders Centre for Cognition, 6500 HE Nijmegen, The Netherlands; Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, The Netherlands; Donders Institute for Brain,

Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen and Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmesen, The Netherlands, [email protected], [email protected]

Nyika D. Kruyt, MD • Department of Neurology, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Maria D. Llorente, MD • Chief, Psychiatry Service, Miami VA Healthcare System, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, [email protected]

José Alejandro Luchsinger, MD, MPH • Florence Irving Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, Columbia Univeristy Medical Center, New York, NY, USA, [email protected]

Julie E. Malphurs, PhD • Health Science Specialist, Miami VA Healthcare System, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA, [email protected]

Boris N. Mankovsky, MD • Institute of Endocrinology, Kiev Ukraine, [email protected]

Jennifer B. Marks, MD • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Miami, FL, USA, [email protected]

Yael D. Reijmer • Department of Neurology, G03.228, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

YVO W.B.M. Roos, MD, PhD • Department of Neurology, H2-218, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Christopher M. Ryan, PhD • Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, [email protected]

Alex Aurelio Sanchez, MD • Advanced Geriatrics Fellow, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Medicine Geriatrics, Miami, FL, USA, [email protected]

PHILIP Scheltens, MD, PhD • VU University Medical Center, Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology, Amsterdam 1007 MB, The Netherlands, [email protected]

DINESH SELVARAJAH, MBChB, MRCP • University of Sheffield, Diabetes Research, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S102JF, Yorkshire, UK, [email protected]

Anders A.F. Sima • Department of Pathology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI 48201, USA, [email protected]

Aline M.E. Stades, MD, PhD • Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

EDITH W.M.T. TER BRAAK, MD, PhD • Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

SOLOMON TESFAYE, MD, FRCP • Diabetes Department, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Sheffield S10 2JF, Yorkshire, UK, [email protected]

ESTHER VAN den Berg • Department of Neurology, G03.228, Rudolf Magnus Institute ofNeuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

Wiesje M. VAN DER Flier, PhD • VU University Medical Center, Alzheimer Center, Department of Neurology, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Amsterdam 1007 MB, The Netherlands, [email protected]

LAURA A. VAN DE Pol, MD • VU Medical Centre, Department of Neurology, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands, [email protected]

H. Bart van der Worp, MD, PhD • Department of Neurology, Rudolf Magnus Institute ofNeuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands, [email protected]

G. Stennis Watson, PhD • University of Washington, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Seattle, WA 98108, USA, [email protected]

Iain D. Wilkinson, MSc, PhD, FIPEM, ARCP • University of Sheffield, Academic Radiology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield S102JF, UK, [email protected]

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