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Now available our review on genetics in neurodegenerative dementias

Now available our review on genetics in neurodegenerative dementias

Although there are other unmodifiable causes of dementia, the existence of family aggregation indicates that genetics play a role to a greater or lesser extent. In recent years, there have been numerous studies that have provided new information that helps to better...

SPIN cohort: these are the details of the study protocol

SPIN cohort: these are the details of the study protocol

The SPIN cohort The SPIN cohort (Sant Pau Initiative on Neurodegeneration) is helping us to learn many aspects about Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. A greater knowledge of these diseases brings us a little closer to an effective...

Amyloid protein in patients with frontotemporal dementia

Amyloid protein in patients with frontotemporal dementia

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia or FTD can be hard. The use of biomarkers such as the levels of different proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid allows to improve the accuracy of the diagnosis. Specifically, protein levels related...

Laura Cervera defends her doctoral thesis

Laura Cervera defends her doctoral thesis

Laura Cervera has defended her doctoral thesis today The thesis, entitled “Assessing the role of copy number variations, mitochondrial DNA and microRNAs in neurodegenerative disorders” has been directed by Dr. Jordi Clarimón and tutored by Dr. Alberto...

How do Alzheimer’s biomarkers change over time?

How do Alzheimer’s biomarkers change over time?

Biomarkers for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease The characteristic symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, such as progressive memory loss or other cognitive deficits and behavioral disorders, can make us suspect the diagnosis of this disease. This suspicion...