Genesis of Alzheimer's disease.

  title={Genesis of Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Peter J. Whitehouse},
  volume={48 5 Suppl 7},
Our understanding of the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease (AD) had advanced rapidly, particularly in the area of genetics. Clinical trials of agents that offer the promise of going beyond symptomatic treatment to actually slowing the progression of disease, perhaps by enhancing the viability of neurons, are under way. Most of the ideas for therapeutic approaches that may slow progression of disease have come from a combination of epidemiologic and basic science observations. Anti… CONTINUE READING