In addition, the study includes applying and validating the new NIA/Alzheimer's Association diagnostic criteria for MCI due to Alzheimer's (Albert, et al., 2011; Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association) and determining an appropriate set of cognitive tests that would work effectively in all study sites around the globe by taking into account, for example, language and cultural differences."Since this is an international trial, with sites in the U.S., Europe, Australia and Russia, it is vitally important that we apply standards that can be used and validated seamlessly around the world," said Welsh-Bohmer. "This study is meant to operationalize the NIA/Alzheimer's Association diagnostic criteria, which represent new standards."
New Alzheimer's Therapy Targets And Approaches Reported At Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2013
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