The Sant Pau Memory Unit in the AAIC 2018 – Chicago

The Sant Pau Memory Unit attended the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2018) that was held in Chicago between July 22nd and 26th 2018. This conference, the largest dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease, gathers researchers from all over the world that share their knowledge and advances in the field.

Here is the list of communications that we shared in the conference:


Daniel Alcolea – Correlation between INNOTEST and the fully automated LUMIPULSE G platform for the analysis of ß-amyloid 1-42 and total Tau

Daniel Alcolea - AAIC 2018 Chicago


Laura Cervera – Identification of microRNAs from extracellular vesicles as potential biomarkers for frontotemporal dementia

Laura Cervera - AAIC 2018 - Chicago


Ignacio Illán-Gala – Challenges associated with biomarker-based classification systems for Alzheimer’s diesase

Ignacio Illán-Gala - AAIC 2018 Chicago


Olivia Belbin – The cerebrospinal fluid profile of a synaptic protein panel across the entire Alzheimer’s disease continuum

Olivia Belbin - AAIC 2018 Chicago


Victor Montal – Cortical mean diffusivity is more sensitive in frontotemporal dementia than cortical thickness

Victor Montal - AAIC 2018 Chicago


Maria Carmona-Iragui – Cerebrospinal fluid core biomarkers allow an accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer disease in Down syndrome

Maria Carmona-Iragui - AAIC 2018 Chicago


Eduard Vilaplana – Early inflammation and microstructural cortical changes in familial autosomal-dominant Alzheimer’s disease

Eduard Vilaplana - AAIC 2018 Chicago


During the pre-conference sessions, Dr. Juan Fortea was designated as Program Director of the Down Syndrome – Alzheimer’s disease Professional Interest Area (PIA) of the International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART).

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