• Douglas R Galasko, University of California, San Diego
  • Todd E Golde, University of Florida
  • Philip Scheltens, VU University Medical Center

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Affiliated to Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), London, United Kingdom

Alzheimer's Disease International is the international federation of national Alzheimer organisations and global voice for dementia, leading and unifying the dementia community to provide global solutions to a global epidemic.


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  • Candidate biomarkers to diagnose, predict and monitor Alzheimer’s disease

    Levels of Chitinase-3-like protein 1 (YKL-40) are higher in mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease patients; increased levels of YKL-40 and Visinin-like protein-1 (VILIP-1) may be associated with disease progression.

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015, 7:59
  • Markers for microglial phenotyping

    In this review, Walker and Lue evaluate which markers might better define different activation phenotypes of microglia in human brains and whether they fit into current microglial polarization schemes.

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015, 7:56
  • High glucose tolerance associated with poor cognition

    Those with type 2 diabetes, younger males with high non-diabetic HbA1c and adults with high stable blood glucose are at increased risk of poorer cognition and potentially increased risk of cognitive impairment. 

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015, 7:48
  • Connectivity and circuitry in a dish versus in a brain

    Ottavio Arancio and colleagues summarise recent studies on human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons and evaluate their use as a model for neurological diseases.

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015, 7:44
  • Epilepsy drug for Alzheimer’s treatment

    Brivaracetam, but not ethosuximide, was shown to reverse memory impairments in an Alzheimer’s disease (AD) mouse model, confirming a therapeutic role of anticonvulsant drugs targeting synaptic vesicle protein 2A across AD mouse models.

    Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2015, 7:25

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