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  • Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine

  • Jeanne McCaffery, PhD
    Associate Professor

    167 Point St, Suite 1B
    Providence, RI 02903
    Phone: 401-793-8010
    Fax: 401-793-8944
    JMcCaffery@Lifespan.org

  • Current Active Grants

  • Gene x Behavioral Interaction in the Look AHEAD Study

    This study examines genetic predictors of the degree of weight loss and change in fitness during behavioral weight loss intervention.

    Principal Investigators: Jeanne McCaffery, PhD; Rena Wing, PhD

    Funding Agency: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

    Dates: 2009-2013



    The VETSA Longitudinal Twin Study of Cognition and Aging
    This study examines the contribution of genetic and environmental factors to cognitive aging.
    Principal Investigators: Jeanne McCaffery, PhD (Subcontract) and Michael Lyons, PhD (Project PI)
    Funding Agency: National Institute of Aging
    Dates: 2008-2013


    Biobehavioral studies of cardiovascular disease

    This study is designed to examine the biobehavioral predictors of cardiovascular risk factors and disease.

    Principal Investigators: Jeanne McCaffery, PhD (Subcontract) & Stephen B. Manuck. PhD (Project PI)

    Funding Agency: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

    Dates: 2007 - 2012


    Neurocognitive markers of cognitive decline

    This study is designed to examine genetic and MRI predictors of cognitive decline.

    Principal Investigators: Jeanne McCaffery, PhD (Subcontract) & Robert Paul, PhD (Project PI)

    Funding Agency: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

    Dates:
    2007 - 2012