image - Normative Study 1
Status: Current

Many cognitive abilities ‘naturally’ decline as we get older. The prevalence of Alzheimer’s and other dementias also increases with older age. Therefore, distinguishing dementia and milder neurocognitive impairments from normal age‐related cognitive change is a major challenge for clinicians and...

image - PiB PET In Twins Study%281%29
Status: Current

One hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a build up of plaques in the brain, starting years before symptoms are observed. We use PiB-PET brain scans to determine the degree of plaque build-up in pairs of twins at risk of developing AD, and calculate the heritability of these plaques. We will...

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