Frederick A. Schmitt, PhD

Clinical interests

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Biostatistics
  • Clinical Trials
  • Dementia
  • Epilepsy
  • HIV
  • Memory Disorders
  • Neurocognition
  • Neuropsychology

Frederick A. Schmitt, PhD


My name is Frederick Schmitt; I received my medical degree and completed a fellowship at the University of Akron, Ohio. My clinical interests include biostatistics, dementia and HIV.

Faculty rank

Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, Psychology and Behavioral Science


University of Akron, Ohio

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

University of Akron, Ohio


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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Nelson PT, Trojanowski JQ, Abner EL, Al-Janabi OM, Jicha GA, Schmitt FA, Smith CD, Fardo DW, Wang WX, Kryscio RJ, Neltner JH, Kukull WA, Cykowski MD, Van Eldik LJ, Ighodaro ET.
    "New Old Pathologies": AD, PART, and Cerebral Age-Related TDP-43 With Sclerosis (CARTS).
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 Jun;75(6):482-98.
  2. Wilcock DM, Schmitt FA, Head E.
    Cerebrovascular contributions to aging and Alzheimer's disease in Down syndrome.
    Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016 May;1862(5):909-14.
  3. Cykowski MD, Takei H, Van Eldik LJ, Schmitt FA, Jicha GA, Powell SZ, Nelson PT.
    Hippocampal Sclerosis but Not Normal Aging or Alzheimer Disease Is Associated With TDP-43 Pathology in the Basal Forebrain of Aged Persons.
    J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2016 May;75(5):397-407.
  4. Anderson-Mooney AJ, Schmitt FA, Head E, Lott IT, Heilman KM.
    Gait dyspraxia as a clinical marker of cognitive decline in Down syndrome: A review of theory and proposed mechanisms.
    Brain Cogn. 2016 Apr;104:48-57.
  5. Smith CD, Johnson ES, Van Eldik LJ, Jicha GA, Schmitt FA, Nelson PT, Kryscio RJ, Murphy RR, Wellnitz CV.
    Peripheral (deep) but not periventricular MRI white matter hyperintensities are increased in clinical vascular dementia compared to Alzheimer's disease.
    Brain Behav. 2016 Mar;6(3):e00438.

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