In the year just past, Alzheimer’s researchers, families, and stakeholders felt renewed hope that new treatments might be within grasp. This update from the Alz Forum summarises how some of the increased funding might be spent.
Many people with Lewy body diseases (LBDs) such as Parkinson’s ultimately develop dementia, and many have Aβ plaques and tau tangles. Do they have two diseases at the same time, or is this combination of scourges a unique entity unto itself?
Around 140 scientists gathered in Rungstedgaard, north of Copenhagen, Denmark, May 5–9 for the biannual Brain Conference organised by the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies and the Lundbeck Foundation. This article from the Alz Forum shares news from the event.