Alzheimer's Matters Blog

LATE, a new type of dementia

Understanding Dementia

LATE: A New Term for Another Type of Dementia

Researchers have identified a new form of dementia — LATE — that usually affects the oldest old individuals.

PET scan

ADDF Impact

PET Scans Improve Management of Patients with Dementia

A national study has found that PET scans significantly influenced clinical management of patients with dementia.

2018 Year in Review

ADDF Impact

Top 5 Advances in 2018

In 2018 we have seen increased investments in Alzheimer's biomarkers and increased interest in prevention.

Ninth Annual Fall Symposium

ADDF Impact

Leading Scientists Share Exciting Research Developments at the ADDF Fall Symposium

At the ADDF's Ninth Annual Fall Symposium, Richard S. Isaacson, Michelle M. Mielke, and Mark A. Mintun discussed Alzheimer's biomarkers and prevention.

19th International Conference on Alzheimer's Drug Discovery

Developing Drugs

Two Decades of Research: The ADDF’s 19th International Conference on Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery

Researchers shared updates on their approaches to developing Alzheimer's treatments at our annual conference.

Marty and Jaclyn Reiswig

Supporter Stories

The Cure Needs You: Getting Involved in Clinical Trials

Marty Reiswig talks about the importance of participating in Alzheimer's clinical trials.