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Dr Janice Ranson

Dr Janice Ranson

Research Fellow in Dementia Prevention and Diagnostics

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

Overview

Janice is the Deputy Director of the Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network, an international initiative supporting the application of data science and artificial intelligence to dementia research (see www.demondementia.com).

The network has amassed a membership of over 1,200 innovators across 6 continents, representing over 100 universities and over 50 commercial companies. As part of this role, Janice manages the research activity of 8 multidisciplinary Working Groups, which focus on delivery of collaborative publications, funding applications and knowledge exchange.

Janice's own research interests are in primary and secondary dementia prevention and diagnostics. Her expertise includes development and validation of prediction models for different conditions and settings, including developing screening tools for clinical trial recruitment, and modelling disease outcomes for use in clinical settings. This work has resulted in the development of a clinical decision support system for dementia identification (DECODE).

Janice also participates in several international collaborative initiatives, including a series of cross-national comparisons of health and aging coordinated by the NIA-funded Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies of Aging (IALSA), and is a member of the European Task Force for Brain Health Services.

Qualifications

  • 2020 PhD Medical Studies, University of Exeter
  • 2014 MSc Psychological Research Methods (Distinction, Programme Prize and Dean's Commendation), University of Exeter
  • 2012 BSc Psychology (First Class), Royal Holloway, University of London

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Publications by category


Journal articles

Altomare D, Molinuevo JL, Ritchie C, Ribaldi F, Carrera E, Dubois B, Jessen F, McWhirter L, Scheltens P, van der Flier WM, et al (2021). Brain Health Services: organization, structure, and challenges for implementation. A user manual for Brain Health Services—part 1 of 6. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 13(1). Abstract.
Ward DD, Ranson JM, Wallace LMK, Llewellyn DJ, Rockwood K (2021). Frailty, lifestyle, genetics and dementia risk. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Abstract.  Author URL.
Zhang N, Ranson JM, Zheng Z-J, Hannon E, Zhou Z, Kong X, Llewellyn DJ, King DA, Huang J (2021). Interaction between genetic predisposition, smoking, and dementia risk: a population-based cohort study. Sci Rep, 11(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Ranson JM, Rittman T, Hayat S, Brayne C, Jessen F, Blennow K, van Duijn C, Barkhof F, Tang E, Mummery CJ, et al (2021). Modifiable risk factors for dementia and dementia risk profiling. A user manual for Brain Health Services-part 2 of 6. Alzheimers Res Ther, 13(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon A, Stephen R, Altomare D, Carrera E, Frisoni GB, Kulmala J, Molinuevo JL, Nilsson P, Ngandu T, Ribaldi F, et al (2021). Multidomain interventions: state-of-the-art and future directions for protocols to implement precision dementia risk reduction. A user manual for Brain Health Services—part 4 of 6. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 13(1). Abstract.
Huang J, Liang Z-S, Pallotti S, Ranson JM, Llewellyn DJ, Zheng Z-J, King DA, Zhou Q, Zheng H, Napolioni V, et al (2021). PAGEANT: personal access to genome and analysis of natural traits. Nucleic Acids Res Abstract.  Author URL.
James C, Ranson JM, Everson R, Llewellyn DJ (2021). Performance of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Progression to Dementia in Memory Clinic Patients. JAMA Netw Open, 4(12). Abstract.  Author URL.
Ranson JM, James C, Routledge C, Everson R, Bauermeister SD, Llewellyn DJ (2020). The DEMON Network: the first UK network for deep dementia phenotyping. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 16(S10).
Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Hamilton W, Llewellyn DJ (2019). DECODE DEMENTIA: INITIAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL VALIDATION OF CLINICAL PREDICTION MODELS FOR DEMENTIA IDENTIFICATION. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 15(7), p704-p705.
Ranson JM, Kuźma E, Hamilton W, Muniz-Terrera G, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2019). Predictors of dementia misclassification when using brief cognitive assessments. Neurol Clin Pract, 9(2), 109-117. Abstract.  Author URL.
Ranson JM, Kuźma E, Hamilton W, Lang I, Llewellyn DJ (2018). Case-finding in clinical practice: an appropriate strategy for dementia identification?. Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, 4, 288-296. Abstract.  Full text.
Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Hamilton W, Llewellyn DJ (2017). [P1–498]: MISCLASSIFICATION OF DEMENTIA BY BRIEF COGNITIVE ASSESSMENTS IN THE AGING, DEMOGRAPHICS AND MEMORY STUDY. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7S_Part_9), p481-p482.
Lourida I, Kuzma E, Ranson JM, Hunt H, Talens‐Bou J, Rogers M, Thompson‐Coon J, Llewellyn DJ (2017). [P2–094]: DEVELOPMENT OF a DEMENTIA META‐EVIDENCE DATABASE (EMANATE). Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7S_Part_13), p642-p643.
Kuźma E, Soni M, Littlejohns TJ, Ranson JM, van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH, Comijs H, Chaves PHM, Kestenbaum BR, Kuller LH, et al (2016). Vitamin D and Memory Decline: Two Population-Based Prospective Studies. J Alzheimers Dis, 50(4), 1099-1108. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2015). P3‐192: Primary care‐relevant predictors of dementia status in the aging, demographics and memory study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 11(7S_Part_15), p705-p706.

Conferences

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.

Publications by year


2021

Altomare D, Molinuevo JL, Ritchie C, Ribaldi F, Carrera E, Dubois B, Jessen F, McWhirter L, Scheltens P, van der Flier WM, et al (2021). Brain Health Services: organization, structure, and challenges for implementation. A user manual for Brain Health Services—part 1 of 6. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 13(1). Abstract.
Ward DD, Ranson JM, Wallace LMK, Llewellyn DJ, Rockwood K (2021). Frailty, lifestyle, genetics and dementia risk. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Abstract.  Author URL.
Zhang N, Ranson JM, Zheng Z-J, Hannon E, Zhou Z, Kong X, Llewellyn DJ, King DA, Huang J (2021). Interaction between genetic predisposition, smoking, and dementia risk: a population-based cohort study. Sci Rep, 11(1). Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.
Ranson JM, Rittman T, Hayat S, Brayne C, Jessen F, Blennow K, van Duijn C, Barkhof F, Tang E, Mummery CJ, et al (2021). Modifiable risk factors for dementia and dementia risk profiling. A user manual for Brain Health Services-part 2 of 6. Alzheimers Res Ther, 13(1). Abstract.  Author URL.
Solomon A, Stephen R, Altomare D, Carrera E, Frisoni GB, Kulmala J, Molinuevo JL, Nilsson P, Ngandu T, Ribaldi F, et al (2021). Multidomain interventions: state-of-the-art and future directions for protocols to implement precision dementia risk reduction. A user manual for Brain Health Services—part 4 of 6. Alzheimer's Research and Therapy, 13(1). Abstract.
Huang J, Liang Z-S, Pallotti S, Ranson JM, Llewellyn DJ, Zheng Z-J, King DA, Zhou Q, Zheng H, Napolioni V, et al (2021). PAGEANT: Personal Access to Genome and Analysis of Natural Traits.
Huang J, Liang Z-S, Pallotti S, Ranson JM, Llewellyn DJ, Zheng Z-J, King DA, Zhou Q, Zheng H, Napolioni V, et al (2021). PAGEANT: personal access to genome and analysis of natural traits. Nucleic Acids Res Abstract.  Author URL.
James C, Ranson JM, Everson R, Llewellyn DJ (2021). Performance of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Progression to Dementia in Memory Clinic Patients. JAMA Netw Open, 4(12). Abstract.  Author URL.

2020

Ranson J (2020). Development and validation of clinical prediction models for dementia identification in non-specialist settings.  Abstract.  Full text.
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.
Ranson JM, James C, Routledge C, Everson R, Bauermeister SD, Llewellyn DJ (2020). The DEMON Network: the first UK network for deep dementia phenotyping. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 16(S10).

2019

Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Hamilton W, Llewellyn DJ (2019). DECODE DEMENTIA: INITIAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXTERNAL VALIDATION OF CLINICAL PREDICTION MODELS FOR DEMENTIA IDENTIFICATION. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 15(7), p704-p705.
Ranson JM, Kuźma E, Hamilton W, Muniz-Terrera G, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2019). Predictors of dementia misclassification when using brief cognitive assessments. Neurol Clin Pract, 9(2), 109-117. Abstract.  Author URL.

2018

Ranson JM, Kuźma E, Hamilton W, Lang I, Llewellyn DJ (2018). Case-finding in clinical practice: an appropriate strategy for dementia identification?. Alzheimer's and Dementia: Translational Research and Clinical Interventions, 4, 288-296. Abstract.  Full text.

2017

Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Hamilton W, Llewellyn DJ (2017). [P1–498]: MISCLASSIFICATION OF DEMENTIA BY BRIEF COGNITIVE ASSESSMENTS IN THE AGING, DEMOGRAPHICS AND MEMORY STUDY. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7S_Part_9), p481-p482.
Lourida I, Kuzma E, Ranson JM, Hunt H, Talens‐Bou J, Rogers M, Thompson‐Coon J, Llewellyn DJ (2017). [P2–094]: DEVELOPMENT OF a DEMENTIA META‐EVIDENCE DATABASE (EMANATE). Alzheimer's & Dementia, 13(7S_Part_13), p642-p643.

2016

Kuźma E, Soni M, Littlejohns TJ, Ranson JM, van Schoor NM, Deeg DJH, Comijs H, Chaves PHM, Kestenbaum BR, Kuller LH, et al (2016). Vitamin D and Memory Decline: Two Population-Based Prospective Studies. J Alzheimers Dis, 50(4), 1099-1108. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text.

2015

Ranson JM, Kuzma E, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ (2015). P3‐192: Primary care‐relevant predictors of dementia status in the aging, demographics and memory study. Alzheimer's & Dementia, 11(7S_Part_15), p705-p706.

2014

Ranson J (2014). Development and validation of a dementia screening tool for use in primary care.  Abstract.

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