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Dr. William E. Klunk documents his Alzheimer's disease research in this article from the UPMC Synergies by the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC published in Winter, 2011.


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Learning Goals and Objective

After completing this course, participants will:

  • Identify the difficulties of early diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimers disease in live patients
  • Describe the potential benefits of amyloid-imaging as a diagnostic and prognostic tool for Alzheimer’s disease
  • Describe the correlation between advancements and research in amyloid-imaging and the, efficient, successful development of anti-amyloid drug therapies


Dr. Klunk reports receiving grant/research support and royalties from GE Healthcare. He also serves as a consultant for the company.

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: 2/11/2011 | Last Modified On: 2/11/2011 | Expires: 2/10/2012

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