Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease

Biological Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease

Editors: Boller, F., Katzman, R., Rascol, A., Signoret, J.-L. (Eds.)

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This volume presents the proceedings of the symposium held in Toulouse on April 24, 1989, on the topic "Biological Markers of Alzheimer's Disease. " This sym­ posium was the fourth of a continuing and successful series of Colloques Medecine et Recherche organized by the Fondation IPSEN pour la Recherche Therapeutique, addressing various aspects of contemporary research in the field of Alzheimer's disease (AD). The series started in September 1987 with "Im­ munology and Alzheimer's Disease," followed 6 months later in Paris by "Gene­ tics and Alzheimer's Disease" and in September 1988 in Montpellier by "Neuronal Grafting and Alzheimer's Disease. " The present symposium was organized for the purpose of gathering the most current ideas concerning biological markers of AD. The papers presented at this symposium may be roughly subdivided into three groups. The first deals with the markers of AD at the level of the brain itself. These markers are studied either through the cerebrospinal fluid or through techniques such as nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) - approaches which respectively aim at demonstrating the cerebral changes indicated by the debris resulting from the disease, or studying the possible neurochemical abnormalities that occur in the earlier stages of AD.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Neurochemical Markers in Alzheimer’s Disease

    Atack, J. R.

    Pages 1-16

  • Potential Diagnostic Markers for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Davies, P.

    Pages 17-22

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid-Based Laboratory Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

    Wisniewski, H. M. (et al.)

    Pages 23-29

  • Probes for the Molecular Components of Plaques and Tangles Point to a Broadening View of Alzheimer Pathology

    Kosik, K. S. (et al.)

    Pages 30-38

  • Tau 64 and Tau 69: Two Early Biochemical Markers of Neurofibrillary Degeneration

    Delacourte, A. (et al.)

    Pages 39-55

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biological Markers of Alzheimer’s Disease
Editors
  • Francois Boller
  • Robert Katzman
  • Andre Rascol
  • Jean-Louis Signoret
Series Title
Research and Perspectives in Alzheimer's Disease
Copyright
1989
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-46690-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-46690-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-46692-2
Series ISSN
0945-6066
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 169
Topics