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Lea A. Truman Drye, PhD

Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliation(s):

Epidemiology

Center & Institute Affiliation(s):

Contact Information

615 N Wolfe St, W5010
Baltimore , Maryland
US        

443-287-3170
443-287-5797

Education

PhD , 2008

Overview

My research experience has been in coordination of clinical trials for both the prevention and treatment of disease as well as follow-up observational studies of trials in the fields of psychiatry, ophthalmology and asthma.  My primary research objective is to study the methods for conduct and coordination of multicenter trials and observational studies.

clinical trials, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, mood disorder, eye disease

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    Drye LT, Scherer RW, Lanctôt KL, Rosenberg PB, Herrmann N, Bachman D, Mintzer JE, for the ADMET research group. Designing a trial to evaluate potential treatments for apathy in dementia: the Apathy in Dementia Methylphenidate trial (ADMET).  Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2013; 21: 549-59. PMID: 23567407. PMCID: PMC3402588.

     

  • Drye LT, Ismail Z, Porsteinsson AP, Rosenberg PB, Weintraub D, Marano C, Pelton G, Frangakis C, Rabins PV, Munro CA, Meinert CL, Devanand DP, Yesavage J, Mintzer JE, Schneider LS, Pollock BG, Lyketsos CG, for the CitAD Research Group.  Citalopram for agitation in Alzheimer’s disease (CitAD):  design and methods.  Alzheimers Dement. 2012;8:121-30. PMID: 22301195. PMCID: PMC3333484.

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    Branch AD, Drye LT, Van Natta ML, Sezgin E, Fishman SL, Dieterich DT, Meinert CL, Jabs DA, for the Studies of the Ocular Complications of AIDS (SOCA) Research Group. Evaluation of hepatitis C virus as a risk factor for HIV-associated neuroretinal disorder. Clin Infect Dis 2013; 57: 1618-25. PMID: 24081683. PMCID: PMC3814824.

     

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    20. Rosenberg PB, Drye LT, Martin BK, Frangakis C, Mintzer JE, Weintraub, Porsteinsson AP, Schneider LS, Rabins PV, Munro CA, Meinert CL, Lyketsos, CG, for the DIADS-2 Research Group. Sertraline for the treatment of depression in Alzheimer’s disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010; 18:136-45.  PMCID: 
    PMC2842121.

    Rosenberg PB, Drye LT, Martin BK, Frangakis C, Mintzer JE, Weintraub, Porsteinsson AP, Schneider LS, Rabins PV, Munro CA, Meinert CL, Lyketsos, CG, for the DIADS-2 Research Group. Sertraline for the treatment of depression in Alzheimer’s disease. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010; 18:136-45.  PMCID: PMC2842121.

     

     

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    Drye LT, Martin BK, Frangakis CE, Meinert CL, Mintzer JE, Munro CA, Porsteinsson AP, Rabins PV, Rosenberg PB, Schneider LS, Weintraub D, Lyketsos CG, for the DIADS-2 Research Group.  Do treatment effects vary among differing baseline depression criteria in Depression in Alzheimer’s Disease Study – 2 (DIADS-2)?  Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2011; 26:  573-583.  PMID:  20672243. PMCID: PMC3414254.