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NIA-AA Research Framework: Toward a biological definition of Alzheimer's disease

Clifford R Jack, David A Bennett, Kaj Blennow, Maria C Carrillo, Billy Dunn, Samantha Budd Haeberlein, David M Holtzman, William Jagust, Frank Jessen, Jason Karlawish, Enchi Liu, Jose Luis Molinuevo, Thomas Montine, Creighton Phelps, Katherine P Rankin, Christopher C Rowe, Philip Scheltens, Eric Siemers, Heather M Snyder, Reisa Sperling Show all

Alzheimer's and Dementia | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2018

Abstract

In 2011, the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association created separate diagnostic recommendations for the preclinical, mild cognitive impairment, and dementia stages of Alzheimer's disease. Scientific progress in the interim led to an initiative by the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association to update and unify the 2011 guidelines. This unifying update is labeled a "research framework" because its intended use is for observational and interventional research, not routine clinical care. In the National Institute on Aging and Alzheimer's Association Research Framework, Alzheimer's disease (AD) is defined by its underlying pathologic processes that can be document..

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