Alzheimer's Disease Update

Peter Davies, Ph.D, Scientific Dir., Litwin-Zucker Center for Research on Alzheimer's Disease, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, interprets the newly proposed guidelines for earlier diagnosis. Topics include: new methods used to detect Alzheimer's at earlier stages, understanding the plaques and tangles present in the neurogenerative disease, determining the changes in cognition with age, the benefits of earlier diagnosis using neuroimaging and spinal taps, effects of current treatments, what the future holds for the at-risk population, and funding needs for new research.

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