Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer: 100 Years and Beyond

Editors: Jucker, M., Beyreuther, K., Haass, C., Nitsch, R.M. (Eds.)

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Few medical or scientific addresses have so unmistakeably made history as the presentation delivered by Alois Alzheimer on November 4th, 1906 in Tübingen. The celebratory event, "Alzheimer 100 Years and Beyond" organized on the initiative of the Alzheimer community in Germany and worldwide, in collaboration with the Fondation Ipsen, at the very site of the original lecture, namely the Institute of Psychiatry at the University of Tübingen in Germany from November 2nd to 5th, 2006, was the highlight of the Alzheimer Year. Over the last century of Alzheimer research (1906-2006), remarkable progress has been achieved. Most of the authors of the major discoveries and the people involved in research in this field will present, during the meeting and in this volume, the pioneering research explaining the conditions under which they were conducted. The goal of this book is to honor the work accomplished, to summarize the most important knowledge and to provide material for the history of science.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Concerning a unique disease of the cerebral cortex

    Alois Alzheimer

    Pages 3-11

  • The history of Alois Alzheimer’s first case Auguste D.

    Konrad Maurer

    Pages 13-34

  • Alois Alzheimer and the beginnings of research into Alzheimer’s disease

    Ralf Dahm

    Pages 37-49

  • Alois Alzheimer and the myth of the pioneer

    Yves Christen

    Pages 51-55

  • Staging of cortical neurofibrillary inclusions of the Alzheimer’s type

    Prof. Heiko Braak M.D., Kelly Del Tredici

    Pages 97-106

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Alzheimer: 100 Years and Beyond
Editors
  • Mathias Jucker
  • Konrad Beyreuther
  • Christian Haass
  • Roger M. Nitsch
Series Title
Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-37652-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-37652-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-37651-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-07232-1
Series ISSN
0945-6066
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 544
Number of Illustrations and Tables
52 b/w illustrations, 143 illustrations in colour
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