Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

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fMRI machine

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Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's

Proposed news guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's include brain scans and spinal taps that may detect the disease before any symptoms appear. We explore the pros and cons of diagnosing Alzheimer's early and the ongoing search for new...

Proposed news guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer's include brain scans and spinal taps that may detect the disease before any symptoms appear. We explore the pros and cons of diagnosing Alzheimer's early and the ongoing search for new treatments.

Guests

Brigid Reynolds

clinical care coordinator, Memory Disorders Program
Georgetown University Medical Center

Dr. Laurie Ryan

National Institute on Aging, Division of Neuroscience, NIH

Dr. John Morris

professor of Neurology
and director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center
at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Dr. Sanjay Pimplikar

associate professor, department of neurosciences,
Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute

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