Advancing Against Alzheimer’s

Advancing Against Alzheimer’s

Two older adults check in at the hospital to undergo brain scans. Their results are remarkably similar. Both show an accumulation of amyloid plaques—proteins that clog the spaces between neurons and serve as a telltale sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But, as time...
Finding a Biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease

Finding a Biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease

In this UPMC Physician Journal feature, meet Tharick Pascoal, MD, PhD, neurologist and associate professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, as he and his team conduct research to find a biomarker based on tau proteins in...