Yale-Developed Test for Alzheimer’s Disease Directly Measures Synaptic Loss

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Published recently in JAMA https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/2687472

Yale’s Ziba Kashef reported “researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The method, which uses PET imaging technology to scan for a specific protein in the brain linked to synapses, has the potential to accelerate research for new Alzheimer’s treatments, the researchers said.”

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