radRounds Radiology Network

Connecting Radiology | Enabling collaboration and professional development

PIB-PET offers early proof of Alzheimer's disease onset

June 3, 2008 Diagnostic Imaging. PIB-PET offers early proof of Alzheimer's disease onset -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Groundbreaking research has confirmed that Pittsburgh Compound B binds to the beta-amyloid deposits in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's disease. The finding is a major step toward an early, definitive diagnosis of the memory-stealing condition. "As excited as researchers get, we are pretty excited," said senior author Dr. Steven T. DeKosky, director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh.

See full article and related articles at DiagnosticImaging.com
This article was republished with permission from CMPMedica, LLC

Views: 31


You need to be a member of radRounds Radiology Network to add comments!

Join radRounds Radiology Network

Sponsor Ad

© 2024   Created by radRounds Radiology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service