Magnetoencephalography as a Putative Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

@inproceedings{Zamrini2011MagnetoencephalographyA,
  title={Magnetoencephalography  as a Putative Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease},
  author={Edward Zamrini and Fernando Maest{\'u} and Eero Pekkonen and Michael E. Funke and Jyrki Makela and Myles Riley and Ricardo Bajo and Gustavo P. Sudre and Alberto Fern{\'a}ndez and Nazareth Castellanos and Francisco del Pozo and Cornelis J. Stam and Bob W. van Dijk and Anto I. Bagic and James T. Becker},
  booktitle={International journal of Alzheimer's disease},
  year={2011}
}
Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is the most common dementia in the elderly and is estimated to affect tens of millions of people worldwide. AD is believed to have a prodromal stage lasting ten or more years. While amyloid deposits, tau filaments, and loss of brain cells are characteristics of the disease, the loss of dendritic spines and of synapses predate such changes. Popular preclinical detection strategies mainly involve cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers, magnetic resonance imaging, metabolic PET… CONTINUE READING

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