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Multimarker synaptic panels for FTD

Multimarker synaptic panels for FTD

Multimarker panels in FTD Frontotemporal dementia is the most common cause of early-onset dementia and the principal cause of FrontoTemporal Lobular Degeneration (FTLD). Approximately, 90–95% of FTLD cases are characterized by the accumulation in the brain of two...

Stability of Alzheimer biomarkers in CSF

Stability of Alzheimer biomarkers in CSF

Alzheimer’s disease and its biomarkers in CSF Alzheimer’s disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disorder considered the most common cause of dementia in older people. Although clinical symptoms still form the core of diagnosis, imaging and cerebrospinal...

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GFAP in blood helps predict the evolution of frontotemporal dementia

GFAP in blood helps predict the evolution of frontotemporal dementia

GFAP and frontotemporal dementia Frontotemporal dementia is a heterogeneous entity with variable clinical manifestations. As a consequence, it can be confused with psychiatric diseases or other neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease. Despite the...

Dr. Oriol Dols-Icardo, awarded by Fundación hna

Dr. Oriol Dols-Icardo, awarded by Fundación hna

Research award by Fundación hna Fundación hna has awarded Dr. Oriol Dols-Icardo the prize of the first edition of the “Premio de Investigación Científica de Salud“. This is a competitive call for funding a research project on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis...

Blood biomarkers are useful to detect Alzheimer’s disease

Blood biomarkers are useful to detect Alzheimer’s disease

Blood biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease Recent developments in blood markers have made possible to track the different pathophysiological processes that occur in Alzheimer’s disease through plasma analysis. Our study “Use of plasma biomarkers for AT...

What is the value of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia?

What is the value of brain atrophy in frontotemporal dementia?

Atrophy and frontotemporal dementia The behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia is a frequent cause of neurodegenerative dementia and the first cause of Frontotemporal Lobular Degeneration. Patients with the behavioral variant of frontotemporal dementia present...

Marta Querol defends her doctoral thesis

Marta Querol defends her doctoral thesis

Marta Querol Vilaseca has presented her doctoral thesis entitled “New methods of digital neuropathology applied to neurodegenerative diseases“. The thesis has been directed and tutored by Dr. Alberto Lleó, and discusses new methodologies that are useful to...