Dr Yu-Tzu Wu
Research Fellow

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Key publications



Wu Y-T, Fratiglioni L, Matthews FE, Lobo A, Breteler MMB, Skoog I, Brayne C (2016). Dementia in western Europe: epidemiological evidence and implications for policy making. The Lancet Neurology, 15(1), 116-124. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones AP, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Community environment, cognitive impairment and dementia in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Age and Ageing, 44(6), 1005-1011. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Older people, the natural environment and common mental disorders: cross-sectional results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. BMJ Open, 5(9), e007936-e007936. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Prina AM, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2014). Period, birth cohort and prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(12), 1212-1220. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Brayne C (2014). The association between community environment and cognitive function: a systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(3), 351-362. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Chen C, Chen H, He C, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2013). Prevalence Studies of Dementia in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66252-e66252. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Opdebeeck C, Matthews FE, Wu Y-T, Woods R, Brayne C, Clare L (In Press). Cognitive reserve as a moderator of the negative association between mood and cognition: evidence from a population-representative cohort. Psychological Medicine Full text.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Jones A (In Press). Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Full text.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Barnes L, Matthews FE, Brayne C (In Press). Micro-scale environment and mental health in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II (CFAS II). Journal of Affective Disorders Full text.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Matthews FE, Brayne C (In Press). The built environment and cognitive disorders: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II. American Journal of Preventive Medicine Full text.
Clare L, Wu Y-T, Teale JC, MacLeod C, Matthews F, Brayne C, Woods B, CFAS-Wales study team (2017). Potentially modifiable lifestyle factors, cognitive reserve, and cognitive function in later life: a cross-sectional study. PLoS Med, 14(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wimo A, Guerchet M, Ali G-C, Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Winblad B, Jönsson L, Liu Z, Prince M (2017). The worldwide costs of dementia 2015 and comparisons with 2010. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(1), 1-7. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Beiser AS, Breteler M, Fratiglioni L, Helmer C, Hendrie H, Honda H, Ikram MA, Langa KM, Lobo A, et al (2017). Trends in the prevalence and incidence of dementia: a review of current evidence. Nature Reviews Neurology Full text. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Wareham N, Griffin S, Jones A (2017). Weather, Day Length and Physical Activity in Older Adults: Cross-Sectional Results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Norfolk Cohort. PLoS ONE Full text. DOI.
Stubbs B, Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Leng Y, Cosco TD (2016). A population study of the association between sleep disturbance and suicidal behaviour in people with mental illness. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 82, 149-154. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Fratiglioni L, Matthews FE, Lobo A, Breteler MMB, Skoog I, Brayne C (2016). Dementia in western Europe: epidemiological evidence and implications for policy making. The Lancet Neurology, 15(1), 116-124. DOI.
Soysal P, Stubbs B, Lucato P, Luchini C, Solmi M, Peluso R, Sergi G, Isik AT, Manzato E, Maggi S, et al (2016). Inflammation and frailty in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 1-8. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones AP, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2016). Land use mix and five-year mortality in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Health & Place, 38, 54-60. Full text.
Wu Y-T, Teale J, Matthews F, Brayne C, Woods R, Clare L (2016). Lifestyle factors, cognitive reserve, and cognitive function: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study Wales, a population-based cohort. Lancet, The, 388, S114-S114. Full text. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y (2016). National Health Insurance database in Taiwan: a resource or obstacle for health research?. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 31, e9-e10. Full text.
Wu Y-T, Jones N, van Sluijs E, Griffin S, Wareham N, Jones A (2016). Perceived and objectively measured environmental correlates of domain specific physical activity in older English adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24 Full text. DOI.
Brayne C, Wu Y-T (2016). Preventing both stroke and dementia – Authors' reply. The Lancet Neurology, 15(7), 659-659. DOI.
Prince M, Ali G-C, Guerchet M, Prina AM, Albanese E, Wu Y-T (2016). Recent global trends in the prevalence and incidence of dementia, and survival with dementia. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, 8(1). DOI.
Cosco TD, Stubbs B, Prina AM, Wu Y-T (2016). Religiosity and suicidal behaviour in the National Survey of American Life. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134(2), 183-184. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Wareham N, Griffin S, Jones A (2016). Weather, day length and physical activity in older adults: Results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort. European Journal of Public Health DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones AP, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Community environment, cognitive impairment and dementia in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Age and Ageing, 44(6), 1005-1011. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Grant WB, Prina AM, Lee HY, Brayne C (2015). Nutrition and the prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: an ecological study. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD, 44(4), 1099-1106. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Older people, the natural environment and common mental disorders: cross-sectional results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. BMJ Open, 5(9), e007936-e007936. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Brayne C, Matthews FE (2015). Prevalence of dementia in East Asia: a synthetic review of time trends. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30(8), 793-801. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Relocation at older age: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Journal of Public Health, 37(3), 480-487. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Brayne C (2014). Age-friendly cities and environments: an investigation of the living environment of older people in England based on the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II. The Lancet, 384, S89-S89. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Nash P, Barnes LE, Minett T, Matthews FE, Jones A, Brayne C (2014). Assessing environmental features related to mental health: a reliability study of visual streetscape images. BMC Public Health, 14(1). DOI.
Wu Y-T, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2014). Dementia: Time trends and policy responses. Maturitas, 79(2), 191-195. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Prina AM, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2014). Period, birth cohort and prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(12), 1212-1220. DOI.
Martin S, Chinnock P, Perales J, Lee H-Y, Lee CY, Wu Y-T, Mavrodaris A (2014). Self-management interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(9). DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Brayne C (2014). The association between community environment and cognitive function: a systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(3), 351-362. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Chen C, Chen H, He C, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2013). Prevalence Studies of Dementia in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66252-e66252. DOI.
Wang H-LS, Yu R, Wu Y-T, Lee W-Y, Lin M-F, Chen C-Y, Shen E-Y (2013). The Changes of Cerebral Morphology Related to Aging in Taiwanese Population. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e55241-e55241. DOI.

Reports

Prince M, Wimo A, Guerchet M, Ali G-C, Wu Y-T, Prina AM (2015). World Alzheimer Report 2015: the Global Impact of Dementia: an analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends.

Internet publications

Wu Y-T (2015). Calling for global action against dementia: the missing voice of low- and middle-income countries. Web link.
Wu Y-T, Brayne C (2015). Despite the headlines, dementia epidemic may not actually be getting worse. Web link.

Publications by year



In Press

Opdebeeck C, Matthews FE, Wu Y-T, Woods R, Brayne C, Clare L (In Press). Cognitive reserve as a moderator of the negative association between mood and cognition: evidence from a population-representative cohort. Psychological Medicine Full text.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Jones A (In Press). Dog ownership supports the maintenance of physical activity during poor weather in older English adults: cross-sectional results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Full text.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Barnes L, Matthews FE, Brayne C (In Press). Micro-scale environment and mental health in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II (CFAS II). Journal of Affective Disorders Full text.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Matthews FE, Brayne C (In Press). The built environment and cognitive disorders: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II. American Journal of Preventive Medicine Full text.

2017

Clare L, Wu Y-T, Teale JC, MacLeod C, Matthews F, Brayne C, Woods B, CFAS-Wales study team (2017). Potentially modifiable lifestyle factors, cognitive reserve, and cognitive function in later life: a cross-sectional study. PLoS Med, 14(3). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Wimo A, Guerchet M, Ali G-C, Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Winblad B, Jönsson L, Liu Z, Prince M (2017). The worldwide costs of dementia 2015 and comparisons with 2010. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(1), 1-7. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Beiser AS, Breteler M, Fratiglioni L, Helmer C, Hendrie H, Honda H, Ikram MA, Langa KM, Lobo A, et al (2017). Trends in the prevalence and incidence of dementia: a review of current evidence. Nature Reviews Neurology Full text. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Wareham N, Griffin S, Jones A (2017). Weather, Day Length and Physical Activity in Older Adults: Cross-Sectional Results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) Norfolk Cohort. PLoS ONE Full text. DOI.

2016

Stubbs B, Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Leng Y, Cosco TD (2016). A population study of the association between sleep disturbance and suicidal behaviour in people with mental illness. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 82, 149-154. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Fratiglioni L, Matthews FE, Lobo A, Breteler MMB, Skoog I, Brayne C (2016). Dementia in western Europe: epidemiological evidence and implications for policy making. The Lancet Neurology, 15(1), 116-124. DOI.
Soysal P, Stubbs B, Lucato P, Luchini C, Solmi M, Peluso R, Sergi G, Isik AT, Manzato E, Maggi S, et al (2016). Inflammation and frailty in the elderly: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ageing Research Reviews, 31, 1-8. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones AP, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2016). Land use mix and five-year mortality in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Health & Place, 38, 54-60. Full text.
Wu Y-T, Teale J, Matthews F, Brayne C, Woods R, Clare L (2016). Lifestyle factors, cognitive reserve, and cognitive function: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study Wales, a population-based cohort. Lancet, The, 388, S114-S114. Full text. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y (2016). National Health Insurance database in Taiwan: a resource or obstacle for health research?. European Journal of Internal Medicine, 31, e9-e10. Full text.
Wu Y-T, Jones N, van Sluijs E, Griffin S, Wareham N, Jones A (2016). Perceived and objectively measured environmental correlates of domain specific physical activity in older English adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 24 Full text. DOI.
Brayne C, Wu Y-T (2016). Preventing both stroke and dementia – Authors' reply. The Lancet Neurology, 15(7), 659-659. DOI.
Prince M, Ali G-C, Guerchet M, Prina AM, Albanese E, Wu Y-T (2016). Recent global trends in the prevalence and incidence of dementia, and survival with dementia. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy, 8(1). DOI.
Cosco TD, Stubbs B, Prina AM, Wu Y-T (2016). Religiosity and suicidal behaviour in the National Survey of American Life. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 134(2), 183-184. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Luben R, Wareham N, Griffin S, Jones A (2016). Weather, day length and physical activity in older adults: Results from the EPIC Norfolk cohort. European Journal of Public Health DOI.

2015

Wu Y-T (2015). Calling for global action against dementia: the missing voice of low- and middle-income countries. Web link.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones AP, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Community environment, cognitive impairment and dementia in later life: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Age and Ageing, 44(6), 1005-1011. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Brayne C (2015). Despite the headlines, dementia epidemic may not actually be getting worse. Web link.
Wu Y-T, Grant WB, Prina AM, Lee HY, Brayne C (2015). Nutrition and the prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan: an ecological study. Journal of Alzheimer's disease : JAD, 44(4), 1099-1106. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Jones A, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Older people, the natural environment and common mental disorders: cross-sectional results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. BMJ Open, 5(9), e007936-e007936. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Brayne C, Matthews FE (2015). Prevalence of dementia in East Asia: a synthetic review of time trends. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30(8), 793-801. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Barnes LE, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2015). Relocation at older age: results from the Cognitive Function and Ageing Study. Journal of Public Health, 37(3), 480-487. DOI.
Prince M, Wimo A, Guerchet M, Ali G-C, Wu Y-T, Prina AM (2015). World Alzheimer Report 2015: the Global Impact of Dementia: an analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends.

2014

Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Brayne C (2014). Age-friendly cities and environments: an investigation of the living environment of older people in England based on the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study II. The Lancet, 384, S89-S89. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Nash P, Barnes LE, Minett T, Matthews FE, Jones A, Brayne C (2014). Assessing environmental features related to mental health: a reliability study of visual streetscape images. BMC Public Health, 14(1). DOI.
Wu Y-T, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2014). Dementia: Time trends and policy responses. Maturitas, 79(2), 191-195. DOI.
Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Prina AM, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2014). Period, birth cohort and prevalence of dementia in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 29(12), 1212-1220. DOI.
Martin S, Chinnock P, Perales J, Lee H-Y, Lee CY, Wu Y-T, Mavrodaris A (2014). Self-management interventions for people living with HIV/AIDS. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(9). DOI.
Wu Y-T, Prina AM, Brayne C (2014). The association between community environment and cognitive function: a systematic review. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 50(3), 351-362. DOI.

2013

Wu Y-T, Lee H-Y, Norton S, Chen C, Chen H, He C, Fleming J, Matthews FE, Brayne C (2013). Prevalence Studies of Dementia in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(6), e66252-e66252. DOI.
Wang H-LS, Yu R, Wu Y-T, Lee W-Y, Lin M-F, Chen C-Y, Shen E-Y (2013). The Changes of Cerebral Morphology Related to Aging in Taiwanese Population. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e55241-e55241. DOI.