Independent value added by diffusion MRI for prediction of cognitive function in older adults.
Julia A. Scott, Duygu Tosun, Meredith N. Braskie, Pauline Maillard, Paul M. Thompson, Michael W. Weiner, Charles DeCarli, Owen Carmichael
Highlights • In the ADNI cohort, MRI and PET predictors of baseline and change in executive function were tested. • Global mean diffusivity was associated with baseline, but not change in, executive function. • Diffusion MRI provides independent information on current executive function in older adults.