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Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute and Inverness Medical Innovations to Develop Commercial Test to Detect Early Alzheimer's Disease
Date:5/27/2009

was also achieved for the early diagnosis of AD (within the first four years of memory loss symptoms). Clinical diagnosis, as confirmed by autopsy, is considerably less accurate in diagnosing AD at such early stages. The BRNI biomarker showed high accuracy when tested with human skin cells from a tissue bank, as well as for samples obtained from the patients with autopsy-confirmed diagnoses.

"Ultimately, the goal of the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (BRNI) is to cure Alzheimer's disease, and the path to a cure begins with detecting the disease early," said Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), who founded BRNI in honor of his mother. "I applaud the Inverness-BRNI partnership for advancing this research, and I'm deeply proud of the work that goes on every day in West Virginia at BRNI to get us closer to a greater understanding of the disease and a cure."

About BRNI

BRNI is the world's only non-profit institute dedicated to the study of both human memory and diseases of memory. Its primary mission is to accelerate the transfer of neurological discoveries from the lab to the doctor's office where it can benefit patients who suffer from neurological and psychiatric diseases.

BRNI is operated in alliance with West Virginia University in Morgantown as well as in collaboration with other academic institutions such as Johns Hopkins University. West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller founded the Institute in memory of his mother, Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller, who died of Alzheimer's disease.

About Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.

By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management, Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. (NYSE: IMA) enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and
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