Research fellow

Jantje Goerdten

Curriculum vitae

July 2020 – present PhD candidate, BIPS
Project: Identification of novel dietary biomarker in children and young adolescents
September 2018 – June 2020 Research Assistant, University of Edinburgh
Project: Optimal dementia risk prediction models and validation for young individuals
August 2017 – July 2018 Master of Science Epidemiology, Universiteit Maastricht
Master thesis title: Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 and Dementia Risk in Primary Care – What is the Role of Comorbid Vascular Disorders?
October 2014 – July 2017 Bachelor of Arts Public Health/ Gesundheitswissenschaften, Universität Bremen

Research interests

Molecular epidemiology
Nutritional epidemiology
Epidemiology of Ageing


Selected publications

  • Articles with peer-review

  • Muniz-Terrera G, Robitaille A, Goerdten J, Massa F, Johannson B. Do I lose cognitive function as fast as my twin partner? Analyses based on classes of MMSE trajectories of twins aged 80 and older. Age and Ageing. 2020; (Epub 2020 Oct 31).
  • Watermeyer T, Goerdten J, Muniz-Terrera G. Cognitive dispersion and ApoEe4 genotype predict dementia diagnosis in 8 years follow-up of the oldest-old. Age and Ageing. 2020; (im Druck). (Epub 2020 Nov 14).
  • Goerdten J, Carrière I, Muniz-Terrera G. Comparison of Cox proportional hazards regression and generalized Cox regression models applied in dementia risk prediction. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. 2020;6(1):1-8.
  • Goerdten J, Cukic I, Danso SO, Carrière I, Muniz-Terrera G. Statistical methods for dementia risk prediction and recommendations for future work: A systematic review. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions. 2019;5(1):563-569.

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