Richard J. Caselli, MD

Department of Neurology,
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ

Thomas G. Beach, MD, PhD

Civin Laboratory for Neuropathology,
Banner Sun Health Research Institute,
Sun City, AZ

David S. Knopman, MD

Department of Neurology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Neill R. Graff-Radford, MD

Department of Neurology,
Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL

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Mayo Clinic

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Course Description

Learning Objectives: On completion of this article, you should be able to: (1) recognize the basis for the amyloid hypothesis regarding the pathogenesis of Alzheimer disease and current approaches to disease modifying therapy; (2) contrast the impact of multiple genetic risk factors identified in genome wide screening analyses with the major autosomal dominant forms as well as apolipoprotein E ɛ4; (3) correlate imaging biomarkers with the neuropathology of Alzheimer disease; and (4) recognize the extended preclinical course of Alzheimer disease, its neuropathological basis, and its expression in the form of biomarkers.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jun-01
Expiration Date:2019-May-31
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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