- Interim results of a study on using PET scans of amyloid beta buildup to help manage patients' disease.
- Interim results of a study dealing with whether a blood test can identify amyloid beta buildup.
- Results of a study about a new imaging approach that researchers developed to investigate the pathways through which the tau protein spreads and to look at amyloid buildup over time. Both the tau and amyloid beta proteins play key roles in the development of Alzheimer's.
A plan to test a multi-dimensional, lifestyle-based approach to preventing cognitive decline and dementia in people at risk of Alzheimer's was one of the important revelations that surfaced at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, experts said. Other convention highlights that the Alzheimer’s Association identified included: