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Ruiz Rizzo, Adriana Lucía

M.Sc. Adriana Lucía Ruiz Rizzo


Department of Psychology / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München / Leopoldstr. 13 / D-80802 München / Germany

Office: Leopoldstr. 44, Fifth floor

Room: 504
Phone: +49 (0) 89 / 2180 72569

Further Information

Research interests:

Mild Cognitive Impairment, Resting-state fMRI, Aging, Visual Attention, Alzheimer's disease

Ph.D. project:

Intrinsic functional connectivity in relation to visual attention in healthy and pathological aging


PD Dr. Kathrin Finke, Dr. Christian Sorg, Prof. Dr. Hermann J. Müller.



  • Ruiz-Rizzo, A. L., Bublak, P., Redel, P., Grimmer, T., Müller, H. J., Sorg, C., & Finke, K. (2017). Simultaneous object perception deficits are related to reduced visual processing speed in amnestic mild cognitive impairment. Neurobiology of Aging, in press.
  • Londono AC, Castellanos FX, Arbelaez A, Ruiz A, Aguirre-Acevedo DC, Richardson AM, Easteal S, Lidbury BA, Arcos-Burgos M, Lopera F. An 1H-MRS framework predicts the onset of Alzheimer's disease symptoms in PSEN1 mutation carriers. Alzheimer’s & Dementia. 2014 September; 10 (5): 552–61.
  • Quiroz YT, Stern CE, Reiman EM, Brickhouse M, Ruiz A, Sperling RA, Lopera F, Dickerson BC. Cortical atrophy in presymptomatic Alzheimer's disease presenilin 1 mutation carriers. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2013 May; 84 (5): 556-61.
  • Quiroz YT, Ally BA, Celone K, McKeever J, Ruiz-Rizzo AL, Lopera F, Stern CE, Budson AE. Event related potential markers of brain changes in preclinical familial Alzheimer disease. Neurology. 2011 Aug 2; 77(5): 469-75.
  • Quiroz YT, Budson AE, Celone K, Ruiz A, Newmark R, Castrillón G, Lopera F, Stern CE. Hippocampal Hyperactivation in Presymptomatic Familial Alzheimer’s Disease. Annals of Neurology. 2010 Dec; 68(6): 865-75.
  • Ruiz-Rizzo, AL, Tirado V, Moreno C, Aguirre-Acevedo DC, Murillo O, Lopera F. [Comparison of neuropsychological performance according to the age of onset in subjects with Parkinson’s disease and Parkinsonism] Revista de Neurología. 2009; 49(3): 123-30.
  • Ruiz, AL. [Neuropsychological Alterations in patients with Major Depression]. Acta Neurológica Colombiana. 2009; 25(2): 75-83.
  • Ruiz-Rizzo, AL, Lopera, F. [Explicit memory and major depression] Iatreia. 2008; 21(2): 177-85.