Author Archives: Ana Pamplona, PhD

New MRI Method May Help Detect Early Stage Alzheimer’s

A new, sensitive molecular magnetic resonance imaging contrast probe was recently developed by a team of researchers from Northwestern University. The study, entitled “Towards non-invasive diagnostic imaging of early-stage Alzheimer’s disease” was published in Nature Nanotechnology by Kirsten L. Viola, first author of the study, and led…

New Study Techniques Reveal Insights Into Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Corticobasal Syndrome

A new study on Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Corticobasal Syndrome (CBS) entitled “Differentiating between visual hallucination-free dementia with Lewy bodies and corticobasal syndrome on the basis of neuropsychology and perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography” was published in Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy by Michael R Misch, part…

Herpes Simplex Virus Tied To Alzheimer’s Risk

A novel study on the association between herpes simplex virus and Alzheimer’s disease, entitled “Herpes simplex infection and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease-A nested case-control study,” was recently published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia by Prof. Hugo Lövheim, from the Department of Community Medicine…