A novel approach to identify neuropathological Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration subtypes

Sant Pau Memory Unit - Frontotemporal Degeneration - Biomarkers Research - Barcelona

Doctors Alberto Lleó and Ignacio Illán from the Sant Pau Memory Unit have recently published a work in the prestigious journal JAMA Neurology in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania and the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center (Philadelphia, USA). This work entitled “A two-step algorithm for the selection of neuropathological Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration subtypes” tackle a crucial issue … Read more

Weight loss in healthy elderly might be a sign of preclinical Alzheimer’s disease

Pèrdua de pes i alzheimer

A recent study carried out at the Sant Pau Memory Unit in collaboration with the Endocrinology Unit of Hospital Clínic (Barcelona) suggests that unintentional weight loss in cognitively healthy subjects might be related with Alzheimer’s disease. Our work is focused on healthy individuals, in other words, without any sign of cognitive impairment. The study has … Read more