Graciela Muniz-Terrera, Ph.D.

Centre for Dementia Prevention, University of Edinburgh, Scotland UK

Dr. Graciela Muniz Terrera is a Senior Lecturer in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Centre for Dementia Prevention where she leads a research program focused on the application and development of statistical tools to help better understand trajectories of cognitive and functional decline in ageing. Dr Muniz-Terrera and collaborators also provide support and advice to colleagues interested in the use of modern statistical tools in clinical trials.

Dr. Muniz Terrera is involved in the disease modelling group of the European Prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia Consortium (EPAD) project, and in the PREVENT dementia study. With colleagues at the University of Victoria (Canada), she co-leads a project within the Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Study of Aging (IALSA) network investigating changes in physical and cognitive health in older adults within a multi-study framework focused on the evaluation of replicability of results for which data harmonization methods are essential. Dr. Muniz Terrera is also Vice Chair of a Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer Research and Treatment (ISTAART) on Design and Data Analytics.