Stephanie Cosentino, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology

Columbia University Medical Center
630 West 168th Street, P&S Box 16
New York, NY 10032

Ongoing Research:

From a broad standpoint, my primary interests involve understanding heterogeneous presentations of Alzheimer's disease (AD) with regard to metacognitive functioning, cognitive profiles, and rates of change. Toward this end, I am currently involved in several lines of research:

Representative Publications

Cosentino, S., Stern Y., Sokolov, E., Scarmeas, N., Manly, J., Tang, M.X., Schupf, N., & Mayeux, R. (in press). Plasma amyloid beta predicts cognitive decline. Archives of Neurology.

Cosentino, S., Scarmeas, N., Helzner, E., Glymour, M., Brandt, J., Albert, M., Blacker, D., & Stern, Y. (2008). APOE e4 allele predicts faster decline in mild Alzheimer's disease. Neurology, 70, 1842-1849.

Cosentino, S., Metcalfe, J., Butterfield, B., & Stern, Y. Objective metamemory testing captures awareness of deficit in Alzheimer's disease. Cortex, 43(7), 10014-19.

Cosentino, S., Chute, D.L., Libon, D.J., & Grossman, M. (2006). How does the brain represent scripts? A study of executive processes and semantic knowledge in dementia. Neuropsychology, 20(3), 307-318.

Cosentino, S., & Stern, Y. (2005). Metacognitive theory and assessment in dementia: Do we recognize our areas of weakness? Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 11(7), 910-919.