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  1. Content type: Research

    Survival after dementia diagnosis varies considerably. Previous studies were focused mainly on factors related to demographics and comorbidity rather than on Alzheimer’s disease (AD)-related determinants. We s...

    Authors: Hanneke F. M. Rhodius-Meester, Hilkka Liedes, Ted Koene, Afina W. Lemstra, Charlotte E. Teunissen, Frederik Barkhof, Philip Scheltens, Mark van Gils, Jyrki Lötjönen and Wiesje M. van der Flier

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:23

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    The phosphodiesterase (PDE) 7 inhibitor S14 is a cell-permeable small heterocyclic molecule that is able to cross the blood–brain barrier. We previously found that intraperitoneal treatment with S14 exerted ne...

    Authors: Fernando Bartolome, Macarena de la Cueva, Consuelo Pascual, Desiree Antequera, Tamara Fernandez, Carmen Gil, Ana Martinez and Eva Carro

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:24

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  3. Content type: Review

    A growing number of pharmacological and nonpharmacological trials have been performed to test the efficacy of approved or experimental treatments in Alzheimer disease (AD) and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). ...

    Authors: Elisa Canu, Elisabetta Sarasso, Massimo Filippi and Federica Agosta

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:21

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    Simultaneous consideration of two neuropathological traits related to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) has not been attempted in a genome-wide association study.

    Authors: Jaeyoon Chung, Xiaoling Zhang, Mariet Allen, Xue Wang, Yiyi Ma, Gary Beecham, Thomas J. Montine, Steven G. Younkin, Dennis W. Dickson, Todd E. Golde, Nathan D. Price, Nilüfer Ertekin-Taner, Kathryn L. Lunetta, Jesse Mez, Richard Mayeux, Jonathan L. Haines…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:22

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  5. Content type: Correction

    The correct title of the article [1] should be “Integrating multiple data sources (MUDS) for meta-analysis to improve patient-centered outcomes research: a protocol”. The article is a protocol for a methodolog...

    Authors: Evan Mayo-Wilson, Susan Hutfless, Tianjing Li, Gillian Gresham, Nicole Fusco, Jeffrey Ehmsen, James Heyward, Swaroop Vedula, Diana Lock, Jennifer Haythornthwaite, Jennifer L. Payne, Theresa Cowley, Elizabeth Tolbert, Lori Rosman, Claire Twose, Elizabeth A. Stuart…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:20

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    The original article was published in Systematic Reviews 2015 4:143

  6. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and dementia in Parkinson’s disease (PDD) in routine clinical practice is unclear. Prevalence rates observed in clinical and population-based cohorts and neuro...

    Authors: Joseph P. M. Kane, Ajenthan Surendranathan, Allison Bentley, Sally A. H. Barker, John-Paul Taylor, Alan J. Thomas, Louise M. Allan, Richard J. McNally, Peter W. James, Ian G. McKeith, David J. Burn and John T. O’Brien

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:19

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    Current approved drugs for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) only attenuate symptoms, but do not cure the disease. The pirinixic acid derivate MH84 has been characterized as a dual gamma-secretase/proliferator activate...

    Authors: Maximilian Pohland, Maren Pellowska, Heike Asseburg, Stephanie Hagl, Martina Reutzel, Aljoscha Joppe, Dirk Berressem, Schamim H. Eckert, Mario Wurglics, Manfred Schubert‐Zsilavecz and Gunter P. Eckert

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:18

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    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex neurodegenerative disease, and genetic differences may mediate neuronal degeneration. In humans, a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemi...

    Authors: Chiung-Chih Chang, Ya-Ting Chang, Chi-Wei Huang, Shih-Jen Tsai, Shih-Wei Hsu, Shu-Hua Huang, Chen-Chang Lee, Wen-Neng Chang, Chun-Chung Lui and Chia-Yi Lien

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:17

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    Deep phenotyping and longitudinal assessment of predementia at-risk states of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are required to define populations and outcomes for dementia prevention trials. Subjective cognitive decli...

    Authors: Frank Jessen, Annika Spottke, Henning Boecker, Frederic Brosseron, Katharina Buerger, Cihan Catak, Klaus Fliessbach, Christiana Franke, Manuel Fuentes, Michael T. Heneka, Daniel Janowitz, Ingo Kilimann, Christoph Laske, Felix Menne, Peter Nestor, Oliver Peters…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:15

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    Animal models of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are essential to understanding the disease progression and to development of early biomarkers. Because AD has been described as a disconnection syndrome, magnetic reso...

    Authors: Emma Muñoz-Moreno, Raúl Tudela, Xavier López-Gil and Guadalupe Soria

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:16

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  11. Content type: Research

    Despite a tremendous amount of information on the role of amyloid in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), almost all clinical trials testing this hypothesis have failed to generate clinically relevant cognitive effects.

    Authors: Hugo Geerts, Athan Spiros and Patrick Roberts

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:14

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  12. Content type: Research

    Accumulating evidence indicates that Tau pathology can spread from neuron to neuron by intake and coaggregation of the hyperphosphorylated Tau (p-Tau) seeds with the host neuron protein. Thus, clearance of Tau...

    Authors: Chun-ling Dai, Wen Hu, Yunn Chyn Tung, Fei Liu, Cheng-Xin Gong and Khalid Iqbal

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:13

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  13. Content type: Research

    Kallikrein 6 (KLK6) is known to be an age-related protease expressed at high levels in the central nervous system. It was previously shown to be involved in proteolysis of extracellular proteins implicated in ...

    Authors: Kalicharan Patra, Antoninus Soosaipillai, Sigrid Botne Sando, Camilla Lauridsen, Guro Berge, Ina Møller, Gøril Rolfseng Grøntvedt, Geir Bråthen, Ilijana Begcevic, Simon Moussaud, Lennart Minthon, Oskar Hansson, Eleftherios P. Diamandis, Linda R. White and Henrietta M. Nielsen

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:9

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  14. Content type: Research

    Immunotherapy targeting the amyloid-β (Aβ) peptide is a promising strategy for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD); however, none of the active or passive vaccines tested have been demonstrated to be eff...

    Authors: Ana-María Lacosta, María Pascual-Lucas, Pedro Pesini, Diego Casabona, Virginia Pérez-Grijalba, Iván Marcos-Campos, Leticia Sarasa, Jesus Canudas, Hassnae Badi, Inmaculada Monleón, Itziar San-José, Josep Munuera, Octavio Rodríguez-Gómez, Carla Abdelnour, Asunción Lafuente, Mar Buendía…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:12

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  15. Content type: Research

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by deposition of amyloid plaques and disruption of neural circuitry, leading to cognitive decline. Animal models of AD deposit senile plaq...

    Authors: Guillaume J. Pagnier, Ksenia V. Kastanenka, Miwon Sohn, Sangzin Choi, Song-hyen Choi, HyeYeon Soh and Brian J. Bacskai

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:11

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  16. Content type: Research

    Oligomeric forms of amyloid-β (Aβ) and tau are increasing being recognized as key toxins in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

    Authors: Fernando Goñi, Mitchell Martá-Ariza, Krystal Herline, Daniel Peyser, Allal Boutajangout, Pankaj Mehta, Eleanor Drummond, Frances Prelli and Thomas Wisniewski

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:10

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  17. Content type: Research

    Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) neurofilament light (NfL) is a reliable marker of neuro-axonal damage in different neurological disorders that is related to disease severity. To date, all recent studies performed in...

    Authors: Lorenzo Gaetani, Kina Höglund, Lucilla Parnetti, Fani Pujol-Calderon, Bruno Becker, Paolo Eusebi, Paola Sarchielli, Paolo Calabresi, Massimiliano Di Filippo, Henrik Zetterberg and Kaj Blennow

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:8

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  18. Content type: Research

    In this paper, we describe the clinical and neuropathological findings of nine members of the Belgian progranulin gene (GRN) founder family. In this family, the loss-of-function mutation IVS1 + 5G > C was identif...

    Authors: Anne Sieben, Sara Van Mossevelde, Eline Wauters, Sebastiaan Engelborghs, Julie van der Zee, Tim Van Langenhove, Patrick Santens, Marleen Praet, Paul Boon, Marijke Miatton, Sofie Van Hoecke, Mathieu Vandenbulcke, Rik Vandenberghe, Patrick Cras, Marc Cruts, Peter Paul De Deyn…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:7

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  19. Content type: Research

    Cognitive screeners are imperative for early diagnosis of dementia. The Visual Cognitive Assessment Test (VCAT) is a language-neutral, visual-based test which has proven useful for a multilingual population in...

    Authors: Levinia Lim, Tze Pin Ng, Anam Paulus Ong, Maw Pin Tan, Alvin Rae Cenina, Qi Gao, Adeline Ng and Nagaendran Kandiah

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:6

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  20. Content type: Research

    We investigated whether a panel of 12 potential novel biomarkers consisting of proteins involved in synapse functioning and immunity would be able to distinguish patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and pati...

    Authors: Flora H. Duits, Gunnar Brinkmalm, Charlotte E. Teunissen, Ann Brinkmalm, Philip Scheltens, Wiesje M. Van der Flier, Henrik Zetterberg and Kaj Blennow

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:5

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  21. Content type: Research

    Given the complex and progressive nature of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a precision medicine approach for diagnosis and treatment requires the identification of patient subgroups with biomedically distinct and a...

    Authors: Nophar Geifman, Richard E. Kennedy, Lon S. Schneider, Iain Buchan and Roberta Diaz Brinton

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:4

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  22. Content type: Research

    Neurofilament light chain protein (NfL) is a surrogate biomarker of neurodegeneration that has never been systematically tested, either alone or in combination with other biomarkers, in atypical/rapidly progre...

    Authors: Samir Abu-Rumeileh, Sabina Capellari, Michelangelo Stanzani-Maserati, Barbara Polischi, Paolo Martinelli, Paola Caroppo, Anna Ladogana and Piero Parchi

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:3

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  23. Content type: Research

    The MAPT c.1216C > T (p.Arg406Trp; R406W) mutation is a known cause of frontotemporal dementia with Parkinsonism linked to chromosome 17 tau with Alzheimer’s disease-like clinical features.

    Authors: Emil Ygland, Danielle van Westen, Elisabet Englund, Rosa Rademakers, Zbigniew K. Wszolek, Karin Nilsson, Christer Nilsson, Maria Landqvist Waldö, Irina Alafuzoff, Oskar Hansson, Lars Gustafson and Andreas Puschmann

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:2

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  24. Content type: Research

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder and the most common cause of dementia in the elderly population. In this study, we used the APP/PS1 transgenic mouse model to explore the fe...

    Authors: Jelle Praet, Nikolay V. Manyakov, Leacky Muchene, Zhenhua Mai, Vasilis Terzopoulos, Steve de Backer, An Torremans, Pieter-Jan Guns, Tom Van De Casteele, Astrid Bottelbergs, Bianca Van Broeck, Jan Sijbers, Dirk Smeets, Ziv Shkedy, Luc Bijnens, Darrel J. Pemberton…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2018 10:1

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  25. Content type: Research

    Cerebrovascular disease (CVD) and amyloid-β (Aβ) often coexist, but their influence on neurodegeneration and cognition in predementia stages remains unclear. We investigated the association between CVD and Aβ ...

    Authors: Isabelle Bos, Frans R. Verhey, Inez H.G.B. Ramakers, Heidi I. L. Jacobs, Hilkka Soininen, Yvonne Freund-Levi, Harald Hampel, Magda Tsolaki, Åsa K. Wallin, Mark A. van Buchem, Ania Oleksik, Marcel M. Verbeek, Marcel Olde Rikkert, Wiesje M. van der Flier, Philip Scheltens, Pauline Aalten…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2017 9:101

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