Advancing Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, treatment, and care: recommendations from the Ware Invitational Summit.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

To address the pending public health crisis due to Alzheimer's disease (AD) and related neurodegenerative disorders, the Marian S. Ware Alzheimer Program at the University of Pennsylvania held a meeting entitled "State of the Science Conference on the Advancement of Alzheimer's Diagnosis, Treatment and Care," on June 21-22, 2012. The meeting comprised four workgroups focusing on Biomarkers; Clinical Care and Health Services Research; Drug Development; and Health Economics, Policy, and Ethics. The workgroups shared, discussed, and compiled an integrated set of priorities, recommendations, and action plans, which are presented in this article.

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Cited Authors

  • Naylor, MD; Karlawish, JH; Arnold, SE; Khachaturian, AS; Khachaturian, ZS; Lee, VM-Y; Baumgart, M; Banerjee, S; Beck, C; Blennow, K; Brookmeyer, R; Brunden, KR; Buckwalter, KC; Comer, M; Covinsky, K; Feinberg, LF; Frisoni, G; Green, C; Guimaraes, RM; Gwyther, LP; Hefti, FF; Hutton, M; Kawas, C; Kent, DM; Kuller, L; Langa, KM; Mahley, RW; Maslow, K; Masters, CL; Meier, DE; Neumann, PJ; Paul, SM; Petersen, RC; Sager, MA; Sano, M; Schenk, D; Soares, H; Sperling, RA; Stahl, SM; van Deerlin, V; Stern, Y; Weir, D; Wolk, DA; Trojanowski, JQ

Published Date

  • September 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 445 - 452

PubMed ID

  • 22959699

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3552530

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1552-5279

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jalz.2012.08.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States