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New brain scan may pinpoint early progression of Alzheimer’s disease

The New therapeutics in Alzheimer's Disease (NTAD) study, supported by Dementias Platform UK (DPUK), is testing new brain scans that are revealing early changes in the brain that are a signature of Alzheimer’s disease. These markers for the disease will be used to test whether experimental treatments can delay, or even prevent, the progression of the disease.

DPUK brain imaging: harmonisation study launch

The first participant in the final stage to prepare DPUK’s scanners for multi-site dementia research comes in for their brain scan today