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  1. For the recruitment and monitoring of subjects for therapy studies, it is important to predict whether mild cognitive impaired (MCI) subjects will prospectively develop Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Machine learni...

    Authors: Louise Bloch and Christoph M. Friedrich

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:155

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  2. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, and currently, there is no disease-modifying treatment. Favorable functional outcomes and reduction of amyloid levels were observed following transplan...

    Authors: Hee Jin Kim, Kyung Rae Cho, Hyemin Jang, Na Kyung Lee, Young Hee Jung, Jun Pyo Kim, Jung Il Lee, Jong Wook Chang, Seongbeom Park, Sung Tae Kim, Seung Whan Moon, Sang Won Seo, Soo Jin Choi and Duk L. Na

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:154

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  3. Comprehensive testing of cognitive functioning is standard practice in studies of Alzheimer disease (AD). Short-form tests like the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) use a “sampling” of measures, administer...

    Authors: Jason Hassenstab, Jessica Nicosia, Megan LaRose, Andrew J. Aschenbrenner, Brian A. Gordon, Tammie L. S. Benzinger, Chengjie Xiong and John C. Morris

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:153

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  4. Although educational interventions are recommended in Alzheimer’s disease (AD), studies assessing the impact of interventions such as “therapeutic patient education” are scarce. Indeed, the intrinsic nature of...

    Authors: Hélène Villars, Christelle Cantet, Eva de Peretti, Amelie Perrin, Maria Soto-martin and Virginie Gardette

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:152

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  5. In Alzheimer’s disease, amyloid- β (A β) peptides aggregate in the lowering CSF amyloid levels - a key pathological hallmark of the disease. However, lowered CSF amyloid levels may also be present in cognitively ...

    Authors: Hákon Valur Dansson, Lena Stempfle, Hildur Egilsdóttir, Alexander Schliep, Erik Portelius, Kaj Blennow, Henrik Zetterberg and Fredrik D. Johansson

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:151

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  6. Aging is associated with declining protective immunity and persistent low-grade inflammatory responses, which significantly contribute to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis. Detecting aging-related cerebral...

    Authors: Lucia Reseco, Mercedes Atienza, Marina Fernandez-Alvarez, Eva Carro and Jose L. Cantero

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:150

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  7. Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease, and other cardiometabolic disorders may share inflammatory origins. Lipid mediators, including oxylipins, endocannabinoids, bile acids, and steroids, regulate infla...

    Authors: Kamil Borkowski, Theresa L. Pedersen, Nicholas T. Seyfried, James J. Lah, Allan I. Levey, Chadwick M. Hales, Eric B. Dammer, Colette Blach, Gregory Louie, Rima Kaddurah-Daouk and John W. Newman

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:149

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  8. Thoroughly understanding the temporal associations between cognitive and functional dimensions along the dementia process is fundamental to define preventive measures likely to delay the disease’s onset. This ...

    Authors: Sophie Carles, Bachirou O. Taddé, Claudine Berr, Catherine Helmer, Hélène Jacqmin-Gadda, Isabelle Carrière and Cécile Proust-Lima

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:148

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  9. Leukotriene receptor antagonists (LTRAs) alleviate Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathology and improve cognition in animal models; however, clinical evidence is limited. This study aimed to explore the associations...

    Authors: Lisa Y. Xiong, Michael Ouk, Che-Yuan Wu, Jennifer S. Rabin, Krista L. Lanctôt, Nathan Herrmann, Sandra E. Black, Jodi D. Edwards and Walter Swardfager

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:147

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  10. Identification of reliable, affordable, and easy-to-use strategies for detection of dementia is sorely needed. Digital technologies, such as individual voice recordings, offer an attractive modality to assess ...

    Authors: Chonghua Xue, Cody Karjadi, Ioannis Ch. Paschalidis, Rhoda Au and Vijaya B. Kolachalama

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:146

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  11. To understand the potential for early intervention and prevention measures in Alzheimer’s disease, the association between risk factors and early pathological change needs to be assessed. Hence, the aim of thi...

    Authors: Tobias Möllers, Hannah Stocker, Laura Perna, Andreas Nabers, Dan Rujescu, Annette M. Hartmann, Bernd Holleczek, Ben Schöttker, Klaus Gerwert and Hermann Brenner

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:145

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  12. Epidemiological studies link vascular disease risk factors such as atherosclerosis, hypertension, and diabetes mellitus with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Whether there are direct links between these conditions to...

    Authors: Min Wang, Junyan Lv, Xiaoshan Huang, Thomas Wisniewski and Wei Zhang

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:144

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  13. While still controversial, it has been demonstrated that vascular defects can precede the onset of other AD hallmarks features, making it an important therapeutic target. Given that the protein transthyretin (...

    Authors: Tiago Gião, Joana Saavedra, José Ricardo Vieira, Marta Teixeira Pinto, Gemma Arsequell and Isabel Cardoso

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:143

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  14. Varoglutamstat (formerly PQ912) is a small molecule that inhibits the activity of the glutaminyl cyclase to reduce the level of pyroglutamate-A-beta (pGluAB42). Recent studies confirm that pGluAB42 is a partic...

    Authors: E. G. B. Vijverberg, T. M. Axelsen, A. R. Bihlet, K. Henriksen, F. Weber, K. Fuchs, J. E. Harrison, K. Kühn-Wache, P. Alexandersen, N. D. Prins and Philip Scheltens

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:142

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  15. To explore whether the combination of white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) and amyloid-beta (Aβ) deposition is associated with worse cognitive performance on cognitive composites (CCs) domain scores in individ...

    Authors: G. Ortega, A. Espinosa, M. Alegret, GC. Monté-Rubio, O. Sotolongo-Grau, A. Sanabria, JP. Tartari, O. Rodríguez-Gómez, M. Marquié, A. Vivas, M. Gómez-Chiari, E. Alarcón-Martín, A. Pérez-Cordón, N. Roberto, I. Hernández, M. Rosende-Roca…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:141

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  16. Entrainment of neural oscillations in occipital cortices by external rhythmic visual stimuli has been proposed as a novel therapy for patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Despite this increased interest in ...

    Authors: Alex I. Wiesman, Daniel L. Murman, Pamela E. May, Mikki Schantell, Sara L. Wolfson, Craig M. Johnson and Tony W. Wilson

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:139

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  17. Changes in grey matter covariance networks have been reported in preclinical and clinical stages of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and have been associated with amyloid-β (Aβ) deposition and cognitive decline. Howev...

    Authors: Wiesje Pelkmans, Rik Ossenkoppele, Ellen Dicks, Olof Strandberg, Frederik Barkhof, Betty M. Tijms, Joana B. Pereira and Oskar Hansson

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:138

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  18. To systematically examine the clinical utility of tau-PET and Braak-staging as prognostic markers of future cognitive decline in older adults with and without cognitive impairment.

    Authors: Davina Biel, Matthias Brendel, Anna Rubinski, Katharina Buerger, Daniel Janowitz, Martin Dichgans and Nicolai Franzmeier

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:137

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  19. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease that has been neuropathologically diagnosed in brain donors exposed to repetitive head impacts, including boxers and American football, soc...

    Authors: Michael L. Alosco, Megan L. Mariani, Charles H. Adler, Laura J. Balcer, Charles Bernick, Rhoda Au, Sarah J. Banks, William B. Barr, Sylvain Bouix, Robert C. Cantu, Michael J. Coleman, David W. Dodick, Lindsay A. Farrer, Yonas E. Geda, Douglas I. Katz, Inga K. Koerte…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:136

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  20. Perivascular spaces (PVS) have an important role in the elimination of metabolic waste from the brain. It has been hypothesized that the enlargement of PVS (ePVS) could be affected by pathophysiological mechan...

    Authors: Natalia Vilor-Tejedor, Iacopo Ciampa, Grégory Operto, Carles Falcón, Marc Suárez-Calvet, Marta Crous-Bou, Mahnaz Shekari, Eider M. Arenaza-Urquijo, Marta Milà-Alomà, Oriol Grau-Rivera, Carolina Minguillon, Gwendlyn Kollmorgen, Henrik Zetterberg, Kaj Blennow, Roderic Guigo, José Luis Molinuevo…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:135

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  21. Understanding the changes that occur in the transitional stage between absent and overt amyloid-β (Aβ) pathology within the Alzheimer’s continuum is crucial to develop therapeutic and preventive strategies. The o...

    Authors: Marta Milà-Alomà, Mahnaz Shekari, Gemma Salvadó, Juan Domingo Gispert, Eider M. Arenaza-Urquijo, Grégory Operto, Carles Falcon, Natalia Vilor-Tejedor, Oriol Grau-Rivera, Aleix Sala-Vila, Gonzalo Sánchez-Benavides, José Maria González-de-Echávarri, Carolina Minguillon, Karine Fauria, Aida Niñerola-Baizán, Andrés Perissinotti…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:134

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  22. We assessed the performance of plasma amyloid oligomerization tendency (OAβ) as a marker for abnormal amyloid status. Additionally, we examined long-term storage effects on plasma OAβ.

    Authors: Rosha Babapour Mofrad, Philip Scheltens, SangYun Kim, Sungmin Kang, Young Chul Youn, Seong Soo A. An, Jori Tomassen, Bart N. M. van Berckel, Pieter Jelle Visser, Wiesje M. van der Flier and Charlotte E. Teunissen

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:133

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  23. In the current study, we aimed to develop an algorithm based on biomarkers obtained through non- or minimally invasive procedures to identify healthy elderly subjects who have an increased risk of abnormal cer...

    Authors: Samantha Prins, Ahnjili Zhuparris, Ellen P. Hart, Robert-Jan Doll and Geert Jan Groeneveld

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:132

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  24. Many patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are physically frail or have substantial functional impairments. There is growing evidence that such patients are at higher risk for medication-induced adverse event...

    Authors: M. Seibert, V. Mühlbauer, J. Holbrook, S. Voigt-Radloff, S. Brefka, D. Dallmeier, M. Denkinger, C. Schönfeldt-Lecuona, S. Klöppel and C. A. F. von Arnim

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:131

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  25. Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) has been shown to predict Alzheimer’s disease (AD), albeit inconsistently. Failing to account for the competing risks between AD, other dementia types, and mortality, can be an ...

    Authors: Fernanda Schäfer Hackenhaar, Maria Josefsson, Annelie Nordin Adolfsson, Mattias Landfors, Karolina Kauppi, Magnus Hultdin, Rolf Adolfsson, Sofie Degerman and Sara Pudas

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:130

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  26. We aimed to systematically describe the burden and distribution of white matter hyperintensities (WMH) and investigate correlations with neuropsychiatric symptoms in pathologically proven Alzheimer’s disease (...

    Authors: Philippe Desmarais, Andrew F. Gao, Krista Lanctôt, Ekaterina Rogaeva, Joel Ramirez, Nathan Herrmann, Donald T. Stuss, Sandra E. Black, Julia Keith and Mario Masellis

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:129

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  27. Cognitive reserve is most commonly measured using socio-behavioural proxy variables. These variables are easy to collect, have a straightforward interpretation, and are widely associated with reduced risk of d...

    Authors: R. Boyle, S. P. Knight, C. De Looze, D. Carey, S. Scarlett, Y. Stern, I. H. Robertson, R. A. Kenny and R. Whelan

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:128

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  28. Although social cognitive dysfunction is a major feature of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), it has been poorly studied in familial forms. A key goal of studies is to detect early cognitive impairment using vali...

    Authors: Hannah D. Franklin, Lucy L. Russell, Georgia Peakman, Caroline V. Greaves, Martina Bocchetta, Jennifer Nicholas, Jackie Poos, Rhian S. Convery, David M. Cash, John van Swieten, Lize Jiskoot, Fermin Moreno, Raquel Sanchez-Valle, Barbara Borroni, Robert Laforce Jr, Mario Masellis…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:127

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  29. Blood circulating microRNAs that are specific for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be identified from differentially expressed microRNAs (DEmiRNAs). However, non-reproducible and inconsistent reports of DEmiRNAs h...

    Authors: Sze Chung Yuen, Xiaonan Liang, Hongmei Zhu, Yongliang Jia and Siu-wai Leung

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:126

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  30. Amyloid precursor protein (APP) processing is central to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) etiology. As early cognitive alterations in AD are strongly correlated to abnormal information processing due to increasing syn...

    Authors: Maria Mensch, Jade Dunot, Sandy M. Yishan, Samuel S. Harris, Aline Blistein, Alban Avdiu, Paula A. Pousinha, Camilla Giudici, Marc Aurel Busche, Peter Jedlicka, Michael Willem and Hélène Marie

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:125

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  31. In 2019, the Lewy Body Dementia Association formed an Industry Advisory Council to bring together a collaborative group of stakeholders with the goal of accelerating clinical research into Lewy body dementia t...

    Authors: Jennifer G. Goldman, Bradley F. Boeve, Melissa J. Armstrong, Doug R. Galasko, James E. Galvin, David J. Irwin, James B. Leverenz, Karen Marder, Victor Abler, Kevin Biglan, Michael C. Irizarry, Bill Keller, Robert Lai, Leanne Munsie, Michael Belleville, Ondrea Chaney…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:124

    Content type: Meeting report

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  32. Plasma biomarkers showed a promising value in the disease diagnosis and management of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, profiles of the biomarkers and the associations with cognition across a spectrum of cogn...

    Authors: Zhenxu Xiao, Xue Wu, Wanqing Wu, Jingwei Yi, Xiaoniu Liang, Saineng Ding, Li Zheng, Jianfeng Luo, Hongchen Gu, Qianhua Zhao, Hong Xu and Ding Ding

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:123

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  33. Genetic studies have primarily been conducted in European ancestry populations, identifying dozens of loci associated with late-onset Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, much of AD’s heritability remains unexpl...

    Authors: Andréa R. V. R. Horimoto, Diane Xue, Timothy A. Thornton and Elizabeth E. Blue

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:122

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  34. Arterial stiffening has emerged as an important risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias. Carotid-femoral pulse wave velocity has been proposed as a non-invasive and reproducible method t...

    Authors: Katherine J. Bangen, Denis S. Smirnov, Lisa Delano-Wood, Christina E. Wierenga, Mark W. Bondi, David P. Salmon and Douglas Galasko

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:121

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  35. There is an urgent need for objective markers of Alzheimer’s disease (AD)-related cognitive impairment in people with Down syndrome (DS) to improve diagnosis, monitor disease progression, and assess response t...

    Authors: Alberto Lleó, Maria Carmona-Iragui, Laura Videla, Susana Fernández, Bessy Benejam, Jordi Pegueroles, Isabel Barroeta, Miren Altuna, Silvia Valldeneu, Mei-Fang Xiao, Desheng Xu, Raúl Núñez-Llaves, Marta Querol-Vilaseca, Sònia Sirisi, Alexandre Bejanin, M. Florencia Iulita…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:119

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  36. Impaired self-awareness of memory function, a.k.a. anosognosia, is a common symptom in Alzheimer’s disease (AD); however, its pathological correlates remain unclear. Here, we investigated the impact of amyloid...

    Authors: Geoffroy Gagliardi, Madeline Kuppe, Cristina Lois, Bernard Hanseeuw and Patrizia Vannini

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:118

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  37. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified a number of genetic variants for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). However, most GWAS were conducted in individuals of European ancestry, and non-European populat...

    Authors: Hang-Rai Kim, Sang-Hyuk Jung, Jaeho Kim, Hyemin Jang, Sung Hoon Kang, Song Hwangbo, Jun Pyo Kim, So Yeon Kim, Beomsu Kim, Soyeon Kim, Jee Hyang Jeong, Soo Jin Yoon, Kyung Won Park, Eun-Joo Kim, Bora Yoon, Jae-Won Jang…

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:117

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  38. Alzheimer disease (AD) is the most common cause of dementia. Preclinical AD is the period during which early AD brain changes are present but cognitive symptoms have not yet manifest. The presence of AD brain ...

    Authors: Sayeh Bayat, Ganesh M. Babulal, Suzanne E. Schindler, Anne M. Fagan, John C. Morris, Alex Mihailidis and Catherine M. Roe

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:115

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  39. Neuronal hyperactivity related to β-amyloid (Aβ) is considered an early warning sign of Alzheimer disease (AD). Although increasing evidence supports this opinion, the underlying mechanisms are still unknown.

    Authors: Yang Li, Ke Zhu, Ning Li, Xiaotong Wang, Xuansheng Xiao, Linying Li, Lijuan Li, Ying He, Jinglan Zhang, Jiaoyang Wo, Yanqiu Cui, Haixia Huang, Jianliang Zhang, Wei Wang, Xiaomin Wang and Yan Zheng

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:114

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  40. Although few studies have shown that risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) are associated with cognitive decline in AD, not much is known whether the impact of risk factors differs between early-onset AD (...

    Authors: Jaeho Kim, Sook-Young Woo, Seonwoo Kim, Hyemin Jang, Junpyo Kim, Jisun Kim, Sung Hoon Kang, Duk L. Na, Juhee Chin, Liana G. Apostolova, Sang Won Seo and Hee Jin Kim

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:113

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  41. The described relationship between Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and type 2 diabetes (T2D) and the fact that AD has no succesful treatment has led to the study of antidiabetic drugs that may limit or slow down AD p...

    Authors: Maria Vargas-Soria, Maria Jose Carranza-Naval, Angel del Marco and Monica Garcia-Alloza

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:112

    Content type: Mini review

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  42. Challenges have been recognized in healthcare of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the COVID-19 pandemic, given a high infection and mortality rate of COVID-19 in these patients. This situation urges t...

    Authors: Nian Xiong, Martin R. Schiller, Jingwen Li, Xiaowu Chen and Zhicheng Lin

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:111

    Content type: Commentary

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  43. Dementia-like cognitive impairment is an increasingly reported complication of SARS-CoV-2 infection. However, the underlying mechanisms responsible for this complication remain unclear. A better understanding ...

    Authors: Yadi Zhou, Jielin Xu, Yuan Hou, James B. Leverenz, Asha Kallianpur, Reena Mehra, Yunlong Liu, Haiyuan Yu, Andrew A. Pieper, Lara Jehi and Feixiong Cheng

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:110

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  44. Language impairment is an important marker of neurodegenerative disorders. Despite this, there is no universal system of terminology used to describe these impairments and large inter-rater variability can exi...

    Authors: Anthony Yeung, Andrea Iaboni, Elizabeth Rochon, Monica Lavoie, Calvin Santiago, Maria Yancheva, Jekaterina Novikova, Mengdan Xu, Jessica Robin, Liam D. Kaufman and Fariya Mostafa

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:109

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  45. Subjective cognitive decline, perceived worsening of cognitive ability without apparent performance issues on clinical assessment, may be an important precursor to dementia. While previous cross-sectional rese...

    Authors: Raymond P. Viviano and Jessica S. Damoiseaux

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:108

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  46. Accelerated long-term forgetting has been identified in preclinical Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and is attributed to a selective impairment of memory consolidation in which the hippocampus plays a key role. As bl...

    Authors: Jianwei Yang, Chaojun Kong, Longfei Jia, Tingting Li, Meina Quan, Yan Li, Diyang Lyu, Fangyu Li, Hongmei Jin, Ying Li, Qigeng Wang and Jianping Jia

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:107

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  47. In preclinical studies, p38⍺ kinase is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) pathogenesis. In animal models, it mediates impaired synaptic dysfunction in the hippocampus, causing memory deficits, and is invol...

    Authors: Niels D. Prins, John E. Harrison, Hui-May Chu, Kelly Blackburn, John J. Alam and Philip Scheltens

    Citation: Alzheimer's Research & Therapy 2021 13:106

    Content type: Research

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