Beata Ferencz


PhD Student, Psychology
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beata.ferencz@ki.se
KI Profile page: http://ki.se/en/people/beafer

Beata FerenczBeata Ferencz graduated with an MSc, MPhil in Neuropsychology from the University of Maastricht. She completed her master thesis, focusing on apathy in Parkinson Disease, at the University of Florida. Beata is currently a PhD student in Lars Bäckman’s psychology group. Her thesis will focus on episodic memory and structural alterations in the aging brain in relation to genetic polymorphisms.

Selected publications

Papenberg, G., Ferencz, B., Mangialasche, F, Mecocci, P., Cecchetti, R., Kalpouzos, G., Fratiglioni, L., Bäckman, L. (2016). Physical activity and inflammation: effects on gray-matter volume and cognitive decline in aging. Human Brain Mapping, available online. doi: 10.1002/hbm.23252

Ferencz, B., Gerritsen, L. (2015). Genetics and underlying pathology of dementia. Neuropsychology review, 25(1), 113-1124. doi: 10.1007/s11065-014-9276-3

Ferencz, B., Laukka, E.J., Welmer, A.K., Kalpuzos, G., Angleman, S., Keller., L Graff, C., Lövdén, M., Bäckman, L. (2014). The benefits of staying active in old age: physical activity counteracts the negative influence of PICALM, BIN1 and CLU risk alleles on episodic memory functioning. Psychology and Aging, 29(2), 440-449. doi: 10.1037/a0035465

Okun, M.S., Ferencz, B. (2013). Parkinson´s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life: Swedish Edition. Stockholm, Sweden:Books on Demand.
Link to book

Ferencz, B., Laukka, E.J., Lövdén M., Kalpouzos, G., Keller., L., Graff, C., Wahlund, L.O., Fratiglioni, L., Bäckman, L. (2013). The influence of APOE and TOMM40 polymorphisms on hippocampal volume and episodic memory in old age. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 22 (7), 198. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00198

Laukka, E.J., Lövdén, M., Herlitz, A., Karlsson, S., Ferencz, B., Pantzar, A., Keller, L., Graff, C., Fratiglioni, L., Bäckman, L. (2013). Genetic effects on old-age cognitive functioning: a population based study. Psychology and Aging, 28(1), 262-274. doi: 10.1037/a0030829

Ferencz, B., Karlsson, S., Kalpouzos G. (2012). Promising Genetic Biomarkers of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease: The Influence of APOE and TOMM40 on Brain Integrity. International journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, 2012;2012:421452. doi: 10.1155/2012/421452

Ferencz, B., Scholtissen, B., Bogorodskaya, M., Okun, M.S., Bowers, D. (2012). Toys and gadgets: construct validity of apathy in Parkinson´s Disease. The journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences, 24 (4), 463-471. doi: 10.1176/appi.neuropsych.11080195

 

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