Journal article

Genetic algorithm with logistic regression for prediction of progression to Alzheimer's disease

Piers Johnson, Luke Vandewater, William Wilson, Paul Maruff, Greg Savage, Petra Graham, Lance S Macaulay, Kathryn A Ellis, Cassandra Szoeke, Ralph N Martins, Christopher C Rowe, Colin L Masters, David Ames, Ping Zhang

BMC Bioinformatics | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2014


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank all the participants who took part in this study and the clinicians who referred participants. The AIBL study ( is a collaboration between CSIRO, Edith Cowan University (ECU), The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health,), National Ageing Research Institute (NARI) and Austin Health. It also involves support from CogState Ltd., Hollywood Private Hospital, and Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital. The study received funding support from CSIRO, the Science and Industry Endowment Fund (, NHMRC and Dementia Collaborative Research Centres (DCRC), Alzheimer's Australia (AA) Alzheimer's Association and the McCusker Alzheimer's Research Foundation as well as Industry, including Pfizer, Merck, Janssen and GE Healthcare.