Guest Host: Susan Page

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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.

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  • Dr. Sanjay Pimplikar associate professor, department of neurosciences, Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute
  • Dr. John Morris professor of Neurology and director, Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
  • Dr. Laurie Ryan National Institute on Aging, Division of Neuroscience, NIH
  • Brigid Reynolds clinical care coordinator, Memory Disorders Program Georgetown University Medical Center

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