Headshot of Nicholas Vogt

Undergraduate education

Swarthmore College - BA (2012)

Years in MSTP


PhD program



Barbara Bendlin, PhD

Research interest

Gut microbial contributions to the development and progression of Alzheimer's disease

Undergraduate/masters publications

Spiegel AM, Koh MT, Vogt NM, Rapp PR, Gallagher M. Hilar interneuron vulnerability distinguishes aged rats with memory impairment. J Comp Neurol. 2013 Oct;521(15):3508-12. PMID: 23749483; PMCID: PMC4801143.

Schneider AM, Simson PE, Daimon CM, Mrozewski J, Vogt NM, Keefe J, Kirby LG. Stress-dependent opioid and adrenergic modulation of newly retrieved fear memory. Neurobiol Learn Mem. 2014 Mar;109:1-6. PMID: 24291724; PMCID: PMC3943532.

Murphy DL, Maile MS, Vogt NM. 5HTTLPR: White Knight or Dark Blight? ACS Chem Neurosci. 2013 Jan 16;4(1):13-5. Review. PMID: 23336038; PMCID: PMC3547485.

PhD publications

Vogt NM, Romano KA, Darst BF, Engelman CD, Johnson SC, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Bendlin BB, Rey FE. The gut microbiota-derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide is elevated in Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2018 Dec 22;10(1):124. PMID: 30579367; PMCID: PMC6303862.

Merluzzi AP, Vogt NM, Norton D, Jonaitis E, Clark LR, Carlsson CM, Johnson SC, Asthana S, Blennow K, Zetterberg H, Bendlin BB. Differential effects of neurodegeneration biomarkers on subclinical cognitive decline. Alzheimers Dement (N Y). 2019 Apr 12;5:129-138. doi: 10.1016/j.trci.2019.02.004. eCollection 2019. PMID: 31011623; PMCID: PMC6462765.

Vogt NM, Kerby RL, Dill-McFarland KA, Harding SJ, Merluzzi AP, Johnson SC, Carlsson CM, Asthana S, Zetterberg H, Blennow K, Bendlin BB, Rey FE. Gut microbiome alterations in Alzheimer's disease. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 19;7(1):13537. PMID: 29051531; PMCID: PMC5648830.