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Dr Ilianna Lourida

Dr Ilianna Lourida

Research Fellow

 College House 2.02

 

College House, University of Exeter, St Luke's Campus, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Ilianna is a Research Fellow in Precision Dementia Medicine at the University of Exeter Medical School and a member of the Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network, an international initiative promoting the application of data science and artificial intelligence to dementia research.

Her research interests are in primary and secondary prevention of cognitive decline and dementia. Her main interest is understanding relationships between modifiable protective/risk factors and dementia using longitudinal data analysis and evidence synthesis methods.

She has previously been a member of the Evidence Synthesis Team and led projects focusing on evidence-based practice to improve dementia care including the impact of interventions to improve experience of care for people with dementia in hospital, and implementation strategies to improve dementia care across settings.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Medical Studies (University of Exeter, UK)
  • MSc Health Psychology (University of Surrey, UK)
  • Ptychion in Psychology (University of Crete, Greece)

Research group links

Publications

Key publications | Publications by category | Publications by year

Publications by category


Journal articles

Shepherd J, Lourida I, Meertens RM (In Press). Radiographer-led Discharge for Emergency Care Patients, Requiring Projection Radiography of Minor Musculoskeletal Injuries: a Scoping Review.  Abstract.
Bennett HQ, Kingston A, Lourida I, Robinson L, Corner L, Brayne C, Matthews FE, Jagger C (2022). A comparison over 2 decades of disability-free life expectancy at age 65 years for those with long-term conditions in England: Analysis of the 2 longitudinal Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. PLOS Medicine, 19(3), e1003936-e1003936. Abstract.
Lourida I, Boer JMA, Teh R, Kerse N, Mendonça N, Rolleston A, Sette S, Tapanainen H, Turrini A, Virtanen SM, et al (2021). Association of Daily Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour with Protein Intake Patterns in Older Adults: a Multi-Study Analysis across Five Countries. Nutrients, 13(8). Abstract.  Author URL.
Bennett HQ, Kingston A, Lourida I, Robinson L, Corner L, Brayne CE, Matthews FE, Jagger C (2021). The contribution of multiple long-term conditions to widening inequalities in disability-free life expectancy over two decades: Longitudinal analysis of two cohorts using the Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. EClinicalMedicine, 39 Abstract.  Author URL.
Lourida I, Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore D, et al (2020). Activity interventions to improve the experience of care in hospital for people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr, 20(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Lourida I, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore DA, et al (2020). The experiences of hospital staff who provide care for people living with dementia: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OLDER PEOPLE NURSING, 15(4). Author URL.  Full text.
Gwernan-Jones R, Lourida I, Abbott RA, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore D, et al (2020). Understanding and improving experiences of care in hospital for people living with dementia, their carers and staff: three systematic reviews. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(43), 1-248. Abstract.  Full text.
Thompson‐Coon J, Abbott RA, Lourida I, Gwernan‐Jones R, Rogers M, Cheeseman D, Moore D, Green C, Ball S, Clare L, et al (2020). Understanding and improving the experience of care for people with dementia in hospital: Developing the dementia care pointers for service change. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 16(S7).
Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Langa KM, Hyppönen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn DJ (2019). Association of Lifestyle and Genetic Risk with Incidence of Dementia. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association Abstract.  Full text.
Kuzma E, Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Llewellyn DJ (2019). BODY MASS INDEX, GENETIC RISK AND ALL-CAUSE DEMENTIA. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 15(7), p830-p831.
Lourida I, Kuzma E, Llewelyn DJ (2019). Healthy Diet and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults-Reply. JAMA, 322(24). Author URL.
Kuzma E, Lourida I, Moore SF, Levine DA, Ukoumunne O, Llewellyn D (2018). Stroke and dementia risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Alzheimer's & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 1-11. Abstract.  Full text.
Kuźma E, Hannon E, Zhou A, Lourida I, Bethel A, Levine DA, Lunnon K, Thompson-Coon J, Hyppönen E, Llewellyn DJ, et al (2018). Which Risk Factors Causally Influence Dementia? a Systematic Review of Mendelian Randomization Studies. J Alzheimers Dis, 64(1), 181-193. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Kuźma E, Airdrie J, Littlejohns TJ, Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Lang IA, Scrobotovici M, Thacker EL, Fitzpatrick A, Kuller LH, et al (2017). Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Dementia Risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 31(2), 120-127. Abstract.  Full text.
Lourida I, Abbott RA, Rogers M, Lang IA, Stein K, Kent B, Thompson Coon J (2017). Dissemination and implementation research in dementia care: a systematic scoping review and evidence map. BMC Geriatrics, 17(1). Abstract.  Full text.
Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens CM, Soni M, Kuźma E, Kos K, Llewellyn DJ (2015). Parathyroid hormone, cognitive function and dementia: a systematic review. PLoS One, 10(5). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Lourida I, Soni M, Thompson-Coon J, Purandare N, Lang IA, Ukoumunne OC, Llewellyn DJ (2013). Mediterranean diet, cognitive function, and dementia: a systematic review. Epidemiology, 24(4), 479-489. Abstract.  Author URL.

Conferences

Ranson JM, Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Ballard C, Langa KM, Hyppönen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn DJ (2020). Genetic risk, education and incidence of dementia.
Ranson J, Lourida I, Hannon E, littlejohns T, Ballard C, langa K, hypponen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn D (2020). Genetic risk, education and incidence of dementia. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. 27th - 31st Jul 2020.
Ranson J, Lourida ILIANNA, Hannon E, littlejohns T, Ballard C, langa K, hypponen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn D (2020). Stroke, genetic risk and incidence of dementia. Alzheimer's Association International Conference. 27th - 31st Jul 2020.
Coon JT, Abbott R, Coxon G, Day J, Lang I, Lourida I, Pearson M, Reed N, Rogers M, Stein K, et al (2016). OP68 Implementing and disseminating best practice in the care home setting: a systematic scoping review.
Lourida I, Kuzma E, Henley WE, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens CM, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2015). P1‐255: Lifestyle, treatment, and cognitive decline in elderly diabetics.

Publications by year


In Press

Shepherd J, Lourida I, Meertens RM (In Press). Radiographer-led Discharge for Emergency Care Patients, Requiring Projection Radiography of Minor Musculoskeletal Injuries: a Scoping Review.  Abstract.

2022

Bennett HQ, Kingston A, Lourida I, Robinson L, Corner L, Brayne C, Matthews FE, Jagger C (2022). A comparison over 2 decades of disability-free life expectancy at age 65 years for those with long-term conditions in England: Analysis of the 2 longitudinal Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. PLOS Medicine, 19(3), e1003936-e1003936. Abstract.

2021

Lourida I, Boer JMA, Teh R, Kerse N, Mendonça N, Rolleston A, Sette S, Tapanainen H, Turrini A, Virtanen SM, et al (2021). Association of Daily Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour with Protein Intake Patterns in Older Adults: a Multi-Study Analysis across Five Countries. Nutrients, 13(8). Abstract.  Author URL.
Bennett HQ, Kingston A, Lourida I, Robinson L, Corner L, Brayne CE, Matthews FE, Jagger C (2021). The contribution of multiple long-term conditions to widening inequalities in disability-free life expectancy over two decades: Longitudinal analysis of two cohorts using the Cognitive Function and Ageing Studies. EClinicalMedicine, 39 Abstract.  Author URL.

2020

Lourida I, Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore D, et al (2020). Activity interventions to improve the experience of care in hospital for people living with dementia: a systematic review. BMC Geriatr, 20(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Ranson JM, Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Ballard C, Langa KM, Hyppönen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn DJ (2020). Genetic risk, education and incidence of dementia.
Ranson J, Lourida I, Hannon E, littlejohns T, Ballard C, langa K, hypponen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn D (2020). Genetic risk, education and incidence of dementia. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference. 27th - 31st Jul 2020.
Ranson J, Lourida ILIANNA, Hannon E, littlejohns T, Ballard C, langa K, hypponen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn D (2020). Stroke, genetic risk and incidence of dementia. Alzheimer's Association International Conference. 27th - 31st Jul 2020.
Gwernan-Jones R, Abbott R, Lourida I, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore DA, et al (2020). The experiences of hospital staff who provide care for people living with dementia: a systematic review and synthesis of qualitative studies. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OLDER PEOPLE NURSING, 15(4). Author URL.  Full text.
Gwernan-Jones R, Lourida I, Abbott RA, Rogers M, Green C, Ball S, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D, Clare L, Moore D, et al (2020). Understanding and improving experiences of care in hospital for people living with dementia, their carers and staff: three systematic reviews. Health Services and Delivery Research, 8(43), 1-248. Abstract.  Full text.
Thompson‐Coon J, Abbott RA, Lourida I, Gwernan‐Jones R, Rogers M, Cheeseman D, Moore D, Green C, Ball S, Clare L, et al (2020). Understanding and improving the experience of care for people with dementia in hospital: Developing the dementia care pointers for service change. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 16(S7).

2019

Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Langa KM, Hyppönen E, Kuzma E, Llewellyn DJ (2019). Association of Lifestyle and Genetic Risk with Incidence of Dementia. JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association Abstract.  Full text.
Kuzma E, Lourida I, Hannon E, Littlejohns TJ, Llewellyn DJ (2019). BODY MASS INDEX, GENETIC RISK AND ALL-CAUSE DEMENTIA. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 15(7), p830-p831.
Lourida I, Kuzma E, Llewelyn DJ (2019). Healthy Diet and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults-Reply. JAMA, 322(24). Author URL.

2018

Kuzma E, Lourida I, Moore SF, Levine DA, Ukoumunne O, Llewellyn D (2018). Stroke and dementia risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Alzheimer's & Dementia: the Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 1-11. Abstract.  Full text.
Kuźma E, Hannon E, Zhou A, Lourida I, Bethel A, Levine DA, Lunnon K, Thompson-Coon J, Hyppönen E, Llewellyn DJ, et al (2018). Which Risk Factors Causally Influence Dementia? a Systematic Review of Mendelian Randomization Studies. J Alzheimers Dis, 64(1), 181-193. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2017

Kuźma E, Airdrie J, Littlejohns TJ, Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Lang IA, Scrobotovici M, Thacker EL, Fitzpatrick A, Kuller LH, et al (2017). Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Dementia Risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Alzheimer Disease and Associated Disorders, 31(2), 120-127. Abstract.  Full text.
Lourida I, Abbott RA, Rogers M, Lang IA, Stein K, Kent B, Thompson Coon J (2017). Dissemination and implementation research in dementia care: a systematic scoping review and evidence map. BMC Geriatrics, 17(1). Abstract.  Full text.

2016

Coon JT, Abbott R, Coxon G, Day J, Lang I, Lourida I, Pearson M, Reed N, Rogers M, Stein K, et al (2016). OP68 Implementing and disseminating best practice in the care home setting: a systematic scoping review.

2015

Lourida I, Kuzma E, Henley WE, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens CM, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2015). P1‐255: Lifestyle, treatment, and cognitive decline in elderly diabetics.
Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens CM, Soni M, Kuźma E, Kos K, Llewellyn DJ (2015). Parathyroid hormone, cognitive function and dementia: a systematic review. PLoS One, 10(5). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2013

Lourida I, Soni M, Thompson-Coon J, Purandare N, Lang IA, Ukoumunne OC, Llewellyn DJ (2013). Mediterranean diet, cognitive function, and dementia: a systematic review. Epidemiology, 24(4), 479-489. Abstract.  Author URL.

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External Engagement and Impact

Conferences and invited presentations

Lourida I, Gwernan Jones R, Thompson-Coon J, Abbott R, Rogers M, Moore D, Green C, Lang I, Ball S, Richards D, Clare L, Llewellyn D, Owens C, Hemsley A, Cheeseman D. (2019). Caring about Care: Improving the experience of care for people with dementia in hospital. Synthesis of qualitative and quantitative evidence. Alzheimer’s Society Annual Conference, London, UK

Kuźma E, Lourida I, Moore S, Levine DA, Ukoumunne OC, Llewellyn DJ. (2018). Stroke and dementia risk: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Alzheimer’s Research UK Annual Conference, London, UK

Kuzma E, Hannon E, Zhou A, Lourida I, Bethel A, Levine DA, Lunnon K, Thompson-Coon J, Hyppönen E, Llewellyn DJ. (2017). Which factors causally influence dementia? A systematic review of Mendelian randomisation studies. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7), P1180. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, London, UK

Lourida I, Kuzma E, Rogers M, Talens-Bou J, Hunt H, Ranson J, Thompson-Coon J, Llewellyn DJ. (2017). Development of a dementia meta-evidence database (EMANATE). Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7), P642–P643. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, London, UK

Lourida I, Abbott R, Orr N, Rogers M, Thompson-Coon J, Lang I. (2017). Strategies, facilitators and barriers to change: A systematic review of implementation research within dementia care. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7), P502. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, London, UK

Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Llewellyn DJ. (2017). Forecasting the future publication rate of dementia-related systematic reviews. Global Evidence Summit, Cape Town, South Africa

Lourida I, Abbott R, Lang I, Rogers M, Kent B, Thompson-Coon J. (2016). Dissemination and implementation in dementia care: A systematic scoping review. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 12(7). Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada

Thompson-Coon J, Abbott R, Coxon G, Day J, Lang I, Lourida I, Pearson M, Reed N, Rogers M, Stein K, Sugavanam T, Whear R. (2016). Implementing and disseminating knowledge in the care home setting: A systematic scoping review. J Epidemiol Community Health, 70 (Suppl 1) A39. Society for Social Medicine 60th Annual Scientific Meeting, York, UK

Thompson-Coon J, Abbott R, Rogers M, Lourida I, Whear R, Lang I, Pearson M, Day J, Stein K. (2016). Challenges in synthesising evidence from implementation and dissemination studies:  experience from two systematic scoping reviews. What Works Global Summit, London, UK

Kuzma E, Airdrie J, Littlejohns TJ, Lourida I, Thompson-Coon J, Lang IA, Scrobotovici M, Thacker E, Fitzpatrick A, Kuller LH, Lopez OL, Longstreth WT, Ukoumunne OC, Llewellyn DJ. (2016). Coronary artery bypass graft surgery and dementia risk in the Cardiovascular Health Study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 12(7), P248-P249. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Toronto, Canada

Lourida I, Kuzma E, Henley W, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens C, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ. (2015). Lifestyle, treatment and cognitive decline in elderly diabetics. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 11(7), P451. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Washington DC, USA

Lourida I, Soni M, Kuzma E, Thompson-Coon J, Dickens CM, Kos K, Llewellyn DJ. (2014). Do parathyroid hormone levels play a role in dementia? A systematic review. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 10(4), P591–P592. Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark

Lourida I, Soni M, Thompson-Coon J, Purandare N, Lang I, Ukoumunne OC, Llewellyn DJ. (2012). Adherence to Mediterranean diet, cognitive function and dementia: A systematic review.  2nd International Congress on Neurology and Epidemiology, Nice, France


Media Coverage

Selected:

The Guardian (2019): https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jul/14/healthy-lifestyle-may-cut-risk-of-dementia-regardless-of-genes

New Scientist (2019): https://institutions.newscientist.com/article/2209798-healthy-living-lowers-chances-of-dementia-even-if-genetic-risk-is-high/

New York Times (2019): https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/16/well/mind/healthy-lifestyle-may-reduce-dementia-risk.html

The Guardian (2018): https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/aug/31/suffering-stroke-can-double-risk-of-dementia-study-finds

The Times (2018): https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/strokes-may-double-risk-of-dementia-gc3jt095s

G8 Dementia Summit letter: http://www.foodforthebrain.org/media/440257/igedpreventionstatementg8_2014__2_.pdf

Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/04/mediterranean-diet-brain-cognitive-functioning-alzheimers_n_3860798.html?utm_hp_ref=healthy-living

The Independent (2013): https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/mediterranean-diet-may-reduce-dementia-risk-8796419.html

 


Other

Blogging:

The Conversation UK (2013): https://theconversation.com/proof-that-the-mediterranean-diet-is-good-for-your-brain-18530

Teaching

2018/19

Module co-lead: Measurement and Evaluation in Health Research (CSC2016)

Supervision / Group

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