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

Institute on Aging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Alzheimer's & dementia: the journal of the Alzheimer's Association (Impact Factor: 17.47). 09/2012; 8(5):445-52. DOI: 10.1016/j.jalz.2012.08.001
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ABSTRACT 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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