Episode: Dr. Reisa A. Sperling: The Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease Trial


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Dr. Reisa A. Sperling: The Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease Trial
What could the findings from the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s Disease trial (A4) — a new secondary prevention trial in older people with amyloid accumulation at high risk for Alzheimer’s disease dementia — mean for Alzheimer’s disease? Earlier detection and possibly earlier intervention, according to the lead author of the A4 trial. In this podcast interview, Reisa A. Sperling, MD, a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, discusses the challenges the investigators foresee and the possible benefits. See the associated article in the April 17 issue of Neurology Today.

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