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Neuronetrix Announces Preliminary Alzheimer's Study Results at the Society for Neuroscience Conference
Date:12/8/2008

(ADNI), a large international study sponsored by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The ADNI protocol uses psychometric testing, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and cerebrospinal fluid analysis (CSF) to accurately characterize several aspects of Alzheimer's disease. Neuronetrix will use these same tests to correlate with the COGNISION(TM) ERP results.

"We want to compare our COGNISION(TM) System with the most advanced diagnostic methods possible to clearly demonstrate the system's capabilities." Dr. John Barker, Chairman, Neuronetrix, Inc.

Neuronetrix is currently working with several NIH Center's of Excellence in the US and a center in Europe to organize the study which is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2009.

About Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is a chronic neurodegenerative disease of the brain which eventually leads to death. Today, Alzheimer's disease affects over 5 million Americans with 500,000 new cases reported each year. The Center for Disease Control recently reported that Alzheimer's disease is the 7th leading cause of death in the US. Those affected by Alzheimer's disease survive only about half as long as those unaffected and of similar age. In 2005, Medicare/Medicaid spending totaled $112 billion on beneficiaries with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

For information: http://www.neuronetrix.com .


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