Alzheimer’s Association and American College of Radiology Launch Major New PET Scans Study

Alzheimer’s Association and American College of Radiology Launch Major New PET Scans Study
The Alzheimer's Association and the American College of Radiology (ACR) have jointly announced the launch of new four-year research study that will determine the clinical usefulness of brain positron emission tomography (PET) in diagnosing Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and other dementias in certain instances where such scans can detect a core Alzheimer's disease characteristic. The Imaging Dementia Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study will have an estimated budget of $100 million. According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, Beta amyloid protein in the brain is a defining feature of Alzheimer's
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