Tau PET imaging: present and future directions

@inproceedings{SaintAubert2017TauPI,
  title={Tau PET imaging: present and future directions},
  author={Laure Saint-Aubert and Laetitia Lemoine and Konstantinos Chiotis and Antoine Leuzy and Elena Rodriguez-Vieitez and A. Nordberg},
  booktitle={Molecular Neurodegeneration},
  year={2017}
}
Abnormal aggregation of tau in the brain is a major contributing factor in various neurodegenerative diseases. The role of tau phosphorylation in the pathophysiology of tauopathies remains unclear. Consequently, it is important to be able to accurately and specifically target tau deposits in vivo in the brains of patients. The advances of molecular imaging in the recent years have now led to the recent development of promising tau-specific tracers for positron emission tomography (PET), such as… CONTINUE READING
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