The Diagnosis is Alzheimer's. But That's Probably Not the Only Problem.

Most people with dementia have a number of brain abnormalities, not just Alzheimer’s disease. The finding is forcing scientists to rethink the search for treatments.



On April 10, Associate Professor's Dan Llano, MIP and Stephanie Ceman, CDB, debated before the Neuroscience Program weekly seminar audience as to whether they believed beta-amyloid plaques cause Alzheimer's disease.  This lively debate was well received and thought proviking, but did not deliver any conclusions.  In this article, released by The New York Times on April 8th, the complexities of diagnosing Alzheimer's and dimentia is disgussed with multiple pathologies causing great scientific problems.  Read about the plaques, tangles and other potential villians here.