UCSF study of 4000 diagnosed with dementia

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UCSF study of 4000 diagnosed with dementia

Postby hill dweller » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:18 am

Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) at UCSF:
• Goal = 18,000 Medicare beneficiaries with MCI or dementia diagnosis
• 4,000 people tested so far with PET scan
• 54.3 percent of MCI patients and 70.5 percent of dementia patients had amyloid plaques

Sign up to participate here: http://memory.ucsf.edu/research/studies/ideas

I can't find the abstract but it may be available after the convention:
Free access to abstracts from past Alzheimer’s Association International Conferences is available through Alzheimer’s & Dementia®: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.


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Re: UCSF study of 4000 diagnosed with dementia

Postby SusanJ » Wed Jul 19, 2017 5:35 pm

Saw this today. Makes you wonder if current and recent drug trials doing similar PET scans to make sure they are actually testing drugs on people with amyloid build up...

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