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Dementia: Vascular and neurodegenerative pathways - will they meet?

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Raj KalariaORCiD, Dr Masafumi Ihara


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Vascular and neurodegenerative pathologies are known to co-occur in Alzheimer disease, and were recently proposed to drive progression to dementia through independent pathways. A new study provides evidence in support of this hypothesis, by showing dissociation between the pathologies and regional brain metabolism. But might the two pathways converge?

Publication metadata

Author(s): Kalaria RN, Ihara M

Publication type: Editorial

Publication status: Published

Journal: Nature Reviews Neurology

Year: 2013

Volume: 9

Issue: 9

Pages: 487-488

Print publication date: 01/09/2013

ISSN (print): 1759-4758

ISSN (electronic): 1759-4766

Publisher: Nature Publishing Group


DOI: 10.1038/nrneurol.2013.164