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Penn Medicine pathologists pioneer biomarker test to diagnose or rule out Alzheimer's disease
Date:3/16/2009

5.2 percent of the subjects.
  • The test positively predicted the conversion from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's disease at a rate of 81.8 percent.

    Data used in preparing this article were produced by the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) Biomarker Core at Penn or obtained from the ADNI database (www.loni.ucla.edu/ADNI). Many ADNI investigators contributed to the design and implementation of ADNI or provided information but did not participate in the analysis of the data presented here or in the writing of this report. A complete list of ANDI investigators is available at http://www.loni.ucla.edu/ADNI/Collaboration/ADNI_Authorship_list.pdf.


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  • Contact: Kim Guenther
    kim.guenther@uphs.upenn.edu
    215-200-2312
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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